Noun(1) a small amount of liquid food(2) the act of swallowing(3) small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
Verb(1) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking(2) engulf and destroy(3) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing(4) utter indistinctly(5) take back what one has said(6) keep from expressing(7) tolerate or accommodate oneself to(8) believe or accept without questioning or challenge
(1) He's one of those men who swallow their feelings for the sake of a quiet life and it makes them fat.(2) This statement has the virtue of being true, even if it is a truth that will be hard to swallow for Labour's election campaign managers.(3) I take a swallow of my margarita and get ready to ask her one more time if I can see it.(4) Alex sighed, then downed his drink in one swallow and returned for another one.(5) He took a huge gulp of milk to swallow the food down faster.(6) Though players at other positions can hide from the media, the quarterback must face all the questions and swallow the criticism.(7) A swallow of the whiskey caused a flush to rise again to Alex's face as he added the names of the survivors to the recording.(8) In normal persons, swallowing is initiated promptly, and no significant amount of material is retained after a swallow .(9) Your baby won't know how to swallow food at this stage, but with luck some of the food will slide down your baby's throat.(10) The crook-Conservatives lie to the idiot-conservatives who swallow the lies hook, line and sinker.(11) All semblance of evil were slowly drained away as he drank swallow after swallow of this liquid fire.(12) He took a deep breath and a swallow of water from his mug.(13) Thilda shrugged her shoulders and took a swallow of her mead.(14) So I swallow hard and silently root for a split decision.(15) he downed his drink in one swallow(16) Because you have bitter taste receptors at the back of your mouth and the top of your throat, you should swallow the beer.
(1) to swallow :: om te sluk
(2) swallow it :: sluk dit
(3) swallow up :: verslind
(4) swallow down :: swelg
(5) swallow whole :: sluk hele
(6) barn swallow :: skuur sluk
(7) bitter pill to swallow :: bitter pil om te sluk
1. drink ::
2. sup ::
3. eat ::
4. tolerate ::
5. believe ::
6. restrain ::
7. eat up ::
8. accept ::
9. get down ::
10. take back ::
terug te neem
swallow, swallowed, swallowing, swallows
Word Example from TV Shows
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The ocean has come to SWALLOW this place.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 6
will SWALLOW the sun.
Vikings Season 1, Episode 6
Wars SWALLOW gold like a pit in the earth.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5
I would gladly give my life
to watch you all SWALLOW it.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 6
...it'll create a black hole and SWALLOW up
the Earth, ending life as we know it.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15
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