gulp down tears

gulp down tears
overcome one's tears, stop crying

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • gulp — gulp1 [ gʌlp ] verb 1. ) gulp or gulp down transitive to swallow food or drink quickly in a way that shows you are very hungry 2. ) intransitive to make a noise as you swallow air because you are surprised, excited, or afraid 3. ) gulp or gulp in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gulp — gulp1 [gʌlp] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch gulpen to swallow ] 1.) also gulp down [T] to swallow large quantities of food or drink quickly = ↑bolt ▪ She gulped down her breakfast and ran for the bus. 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gulp — 1 verb 1 (T) also gulp sth down to swallow something quickly: She gulped down the rest of her coffee and left. 2 (T) also gulp sth in to take in quick large breaths of air: We rushed outside and gulped in the sweet fresh air. 3 (I) to swallow… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gulp — 1. verb 1) she gulped her juice Syn: swallow, guzzle (down), quaff, swill down, down; informal swig, knock back, chug, chugalug Ant: sip 2) he gulped down the rest of his meal Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • gulp — 1. verb 1) she gulped her juice Syn: swallow, quaff, swill down; informal swig, down, knock back 2) he gulped down the rest of his meal Syn: gobble, guzzle, devour, bolt, wolf; informal s …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gulp — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by down) swallow hastily, greedily, or with effort. 2 intr. swallow gaspingly or with difficulty; choke. 3 tr. (foll. by down, back) stifle, suppress (esp. tears). n. 1 an act of gulping (drained it at one gulp). 2… …   Useful english dictionary

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