empty-bellied


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Adj.1.empty-bellied - needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children"
hungry - feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
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Out of nine people going to bed every night, one does so empty-bellied. 43 million people struggle to find enough food to feed on in places like Guatemala and Haiti situated in Latin America and the Caribbean respectively.
Why are we, as Americans, letting this empty-bellied machine (government) have its fill of whatever it chooses to consume?
Characters include apparently happy couple Pavel (Petr Forman) and Katy (Zuzana Maurery), and goodhearted, empty-bellied Janek (Ctirad Gotz), who begs for a crust of bread and a bed for the night.