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pig out

informal
phrasal verb with pig uk   us   /pɪɡ/ verb (-gg-)
to eat a lot or too much: We pigged out on all the delicious cakes and pastries.
Translations of “pig out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎嚥…
in Russian обжираться…
in Turkish domuz gibi/hayvan gibi tıkınmak/yemek, somurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎咽…
in Polish obżerać się, opychać się…
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