gobble up

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Verb1.gobble up - eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
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w>gobble up

vt sep (lit, fig)verschlingen; (company)schlucken
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