And finally, on Monday, AT&T announced a $39 billion deal to gobble up T-Mobile and its 46.5 million customers.
And then, like all firms that want to expand rapidly, it started to gobble up other companies whole.
Rank be damned, 45-year-old Badlands still looks hungry to me, and manages to gobble 12 plates in all, with grace.
But it is difficult to tell if the inherent salaciousness of the story is the key to what makes this book so easy to gobble up.
Mustn't come here perpetually trying to gobble up my dainty heiress.
They may have wounds, big holes in their bodies, and still they'll gobble their victuals.
They're like a lot of greedy pike just waiting to gobble down all they can.
Something between the 'gobble, gobble' of a turkey and the coo of the ring-dove.
A few of these were decorous Spaniards, who did not stare, nor talk, nor gobble their meals with unbecoming vivacity of appetite.
And the gobble of a turkey; and what attribute of the goose?