1. chica206 New Member

    english
    I have been looking and looking and I can't figure out how I would go about saying "To shovel food into one's mouth"

    The part that I am struggling with is finding the right verb for "to shovel"
     
  2. aztlaniano

    aztlaniano Senior Member

    Lavapiestán, Madrid
    English (Aztlán, US sector)
    Welcome, chica206!
    Literally, meter (comida en la boca) con una pala, but that's not said, as far as I know.
    Engullir la comida, perhaps.
     
  3. k-in-sc

    k-in-sc Senior Member

    Maybe you could use an expression like "comer como pelón del hospicio," to pig out ("to eat like a starving orphan")
    or "comer como un heliogábalo" (to eat like a glutton) ... I'm sure there are a ton of similar expressions. Depends on what country
     

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