on a full stomach

idiom

: after eating a lot of food
Don't try to go swimming on a full stomach.

Examples of on a full stomach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also, taking supplements on a full stomach may cause a delay in their effect. Katherine Alex Beaven, Travel + Leisure, 23 Jan. 2024 The healthiest way to consume energy drinks, if at all, is also on a full stomach. USA TODAY, 9 July 2023 Sleep is affected mostly from waking up at sunrise to eat, then going back to sleep, usually on a full stomach. Sidra Imtiaz, Glamour, 23 Mar. 2023 Drink on a full stomach Forget a late-night meal after a night of drinking — that’s much too late, experts say. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 30 Dec. 2022 Exercising to maximal activity is not comfortable and can even be nauseating; doing so on a full stomach is a bad idea. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 17 June 2022 Caution: Do not watch on a full stomach or before driving, and have something very comforting planned for after the screening. John Defore, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 June 2022 Even the most legally engaged knew that this variety of day out would be more enjoyable on a full stomach and with alcoholic fortification, in case the judges indulged their verbosity. Catherine Ostler, Town & Country, 24 Feb. 2022 Not good to meditate on a full stomach. New York Times, 1 Jan. 2021

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“On a full stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20full%20stomach. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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