Swallow

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Definition

to swallow: to move food or liquid from the mouth to the throat; to believe without questioning
verb

a swallow (of whisky): a mouthful, a gulp, a measure (of whisky)
noun

a swallow: a small bird with pointed wings and a tail with two points
noun

Examples

  • "Bruno : Swallow, Edward!"
  • "Look I'm stranded here on Market Street, my car got towed, my credit card's been swallowed and I don't have enough money to get back to the office."
  • "You will see that it is tough and hard to swallow."

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