Hungry

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Definition

to be hungry: to be in need of food, to have an empty stomach, to be starving
idiom
Note, in English we use the verb to be before hungry.

hunger: desire or need for food, starvation, famine; desire
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse.
US: Third World hunger is a terrible problem.
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Examples

  • "I am so hungry I could eat an Eskimo."
  • "But I decided to come back to life because I got hungry."
  • "Felt faint with hunger until the elderly French woman in the aisle seat next to me offered me a bite of her sardine sandwich."
  • "I am hungry!"
  • "I've got 10 hungry people waiting for their sausages!"
  • "In early February, hungry pandas stormed the gates of their Beijing enclosure, presumably due to a bamboo shortage."
  • "Right now, I am so hungry I could die."
  • "
    Bruno: A little bit hungry.
    "
  • "Edward : Baby is hungry."
  • "Xavier : No, Bruno, I got hungry – there is no food in the heaven."

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