When you eat like a horse, you get thirsty


Literally: cow – drink – horse – eat

Alternately: To drink like a cow and eat like a horse; to eat and drink a huge amount.

Note: The first half can also be 鯨飲 (gei.in; “to drink like a whale”). The phrase can also be rendered, somewhat prosaically, as 暴飲暴食 (bou.in.bou.shoku; “violent/heavy eating and drinking”).

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I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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