Since I am feeling hungry by the end of the day, I want to talk to you about food.
There are many slang expressions about it. “Food” itself has 2 synonyms: chow and grub, which are both close to our Russian word жратва. Hence the word chowhound, meaning a person who eats too much.
Here are some verbs meaning more or less the same as eat:
There is a funny idiom, referring evidently to horses — to put on the feedbag, which also means to eat.
To chow down
Or simply to down — are relatively neutral synonyms of “eat”.
Dig in means start eating.
Here are more emotional verbs, that have slight additional coloring:
To scarf up/To pig out/To mack out all mean to eat greedily, or to eat too much.
To wolf something down or to shovel it
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