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    Hungry / Sturving

    What's difference between hungry and starving?

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    Re: Hungry / Sturving

    Starving, when used instead of hungry, is an exaggeration.

    "to starve" implies that you may die from it, it refers to the lack of food, for example during wartime.

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    Re: Hungry / Sturving

    I don't think it's taken that literaly there. It's probably the matter of coloquialism...


    I'm hungry - I want to eat, I feel the need for it.

    I'm starving - I want to eat, I can't wait to put something in my mouth.

    So - to starve - to be very, very hungry.

    Synonym can be RAVENOUS.


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    Re: Hungry / Sturving

    Tanks for you answer


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    Re: Hungry / Sturving

    Always!

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    Re: Hungry / Sturving


    I'm starved=I'm starving

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