gulp

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noun
1 amount you swallow when you gulp
ADJECTIVE
big, deep, great, huge, large, long
VERB + GULP
take

She took a large gulp of wine from the bottle.

down sth in (informal), drink sth in, swallow sth in

I downed it in one gulp.

PREPOSITION
in gulps

She drank the tea in great gulps.

gulp of
2 act of gulping
ADJECTIVE
loud, noisy
quick

She drained half the mug in one quick gulp.

VERB + GULP
give

He gave a loud gulp and stopped mid-sentence.

PREPOSITION
with a gulp

‘I'm afraid I've broken it,’ she said with a gulp.

PHRASES
in one gulp, in a single gulp

He downed half the contents of the glass in one loud gulp.

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verb
1 eat/drink sth quickly
ADVERB
greedily
quickly

She quickly gulped down the rest of her coffee.

noisily
down

She gulped down her coffee and left.

2 make a swallowing movement
ADVERB
nervously

The man gulped nervously and nodded.

PHRASES
gulp for air, gulp for breath

Keith swam to the surface and gulped for air.

Gulp is used with these nouns as the object: ↑beer, ↑brandy, ↑food, ↑mouthful, ↑water, ↑wine

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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