Seven Thanksgiving Related Words and Phrases


To gobble up


a) an idiomatic expression that means to eat something completely and rapidly
b) an idiomatic expression that means to use up, buy up, or occupy all of something
Sample sentences:
a) the wolf wanted to gobble up the little pig.
b) The shoppers gobbled all the sale merchandise up in a few hours.
Thanksgiving relevance: The delicious food served on Thanksgiving Day is often gobbled up, and the sound turkeys make is known as a “gobble.” In addition, shoppers also gobble up stores on the day after Thanksgiving.

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