digest


digest
01. My nephew only drinks soy milk because he isn't able to [digest] cow's milk.
02. Baby cookies are very easy to [digest].
03. According to my wife, eating yogurt is very good for the [digestion].
04. My grandfather doesn't like to eat eggs because they give him [indigestion].
05. He made a horrible deep fried dish that was practically [indigestible], and it gave me a bad stomachache.
06. He has trouble [digesting] eggs, so he's probably allergic to them.
07. You should allow your supper to [digest] a bit before you start any strenuous exercise.
08. It took him a while to really [digest] the news that he had been fired from his job.
09. Someone told me that papaya is very good for the [digestion], so babies can generally eat it without problem.
10. Many people find it difficult to [digest] milk, and get a stomachache if they eat dairy products.
11. Albert Nock once said that the mind is like the stomach; it is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it [digests].
12. Flamingos are not naturally pink; they get their color from eating tiny green algae that turn pink during [digestion].
13. It takes about 50 hours for a snake to [digest] one frog.
14. Sea anemones eat small crabs, but they excrete the crab's shell, which they cannot [digest].
15. Sathya Sai Baba once remarked that knowledge that is not put into practice is like food that is not [digested].
16. Crocodiles sometimes swallow stones to help in [digestion] and add weight so that they can stay underwater.
17. When studying information-heavy subjects such as biology, instead of reading an entire chapter at a time, read small amounts of a textbook and then stop to [digest] the information.

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