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be starving

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe starvingbe starving (also be starved American English)HUNGRY/STARVING to be very hungry You must be starving! starve
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be starvingI'm starving! When do we eat?At noon he got up and put Lois's pumpkin on the porch and then realized he was starving.She hadn't been able to stomach a great deal at breakfast, not after everything that had happened; now she was starving.Up to half of the houses were boarded up in areas that were starving.We were starving and reduced by disease.The world is starving from hunger.A water flea that is starving in a crowded pond is the victim not of food shortage but of competition.People were starving, people were lying on the road.
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