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gobble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gobblegob‧ble /ˈɡɒbəl $ ˈɡɑː-/ verb informal  1 (also gobble up/down) [intransitive, transitive]EAT to eat something very quickly, especially in an impolite or greedy way syn wolf Don’t gobble your food! She gobbled down her lunch.2 [intransitive]HBB to make a sound like a turkeygobble noun [countable] gobble sth↔ up
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gobbleI heard wild turkeys gobbling and saw white-tailed deer.For three mornings I watched her gobble eggs.The big fish, seeing the little one there, glides into the basket to gobble him up.We gobbled up all of the cake in one evening.Housing costs gobble up almost half of our budget.Somehow a collection for the next few months was cobbled together and gobbled up by the hungry customers.Not that it stopped her from gobbling up every cultural titbit dropped before her.
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Verb table
gobble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygobble
he, she, itgobbles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygobbled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gobbled
he, she, ithas gobbled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gobbled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gobble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gobbled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gobbling
he, she, itis gobbling
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you, we, theyare gobbling
Past
I, he, she, itwas gobbling
you, we, theywere gobbling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gobbling
he, she, ithas been gobbling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gobbling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gobbling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gobbling
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