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belly up

verb

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to come near or nearer
  • belly up to the buffet table and help yourselves

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The first known use of belly up was in 1880

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“Belly up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/belly-up. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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