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Meaning of “on an empty stomach” in the English Dictionary

"on an empty stomach" in British English

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on an empty stomach

without ​eating anything: You should never go to ​work on an empty ​stomach.
(Definition of on an empty stomach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on an empty stomach" in American English

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on an empty stomach

when you have not ​eaten anything: Never take this ​medicine on an empty ​stomach.
(Definition of on an empty stomach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on an empty stomach”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空着肚子,空腹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空著肚子,空腹…
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