gulp down


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Related to gulp down: gulp back, reflect upon
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gulp down

vt. engullir, tragar apresuradamente.
References in classic literature ?
Porthos, in pronouncing these words, seemed to gulp down something.
Fill to this mark, and your charge is but a penny; to this a penny more; and so on to the full glass --the Cape Horn measure, which you may gulp down for a shilling.
Some grooms will go home to their beer and leave us for hours with our dry hay and oats and nothing to moisten them; then of course we gulp down too much at once, which helps to spoil our breathing and sometimes chills our stomachs.
Summary: Bankura (West Bengal) [India], May 9 (ANI): Answering Mamata Banerjee's continued attacks, Narendra Modi on Thursday said that that he is "immune" to her tirade and can gulp down all the abuses in dictionaries all over the world.
Gulp down tea and toast on the run, discover the traffic chaos is worse than anticipated, whether by car, bus or train, get into the office at the last minute, engage in compulsory small talk about last night's telly or the Town result, make a coffee, collapse at your work station and start the day.
Her impeccable appearance and slim figure do very little to suggest her monstrous ability, yet Chinese TV presenter An Qi beats manages to gulp down an entire ball of floss in three seconds flat during acompetition.
Christmas-celebrating "Christians" may want to read Matthew 23:24, where Jesus condemns the "unclean" hypocrites who "strain out the gnat but gulp down the camel", as: "You remove the sausage roll but gulp down the unclean pagan festival."
Millions gulp down meals as they watch their favourite shows.
Many feel it is easy to gulp down uncountable cups of coffee in order to stay awake and alert late at night, but when that high of caffeine wears off, one may feel even slower.
Eli Manning, Tiger Woods, and Serena Williams have all been known to gulp down Gatorade to recharge.
I remember the days when I used to gulp down orange-flavoured Tang every morning before school ...
One of the banners, referring to Rahul as ' Rahul baba', quote his statement made at the Jaipur Chintan Shivir that " power is poison" and yet plead him to " gulp down the poison like Neelkanth".