One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having good meals regularly.
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- ‘He was a well-fed man with a plump belly and thick arms and legs.’
- ‘A well-fed and entertained group makes for a happy bus ride.’
- ‘A well-fed child is energetic and ready to learn and play.’
- ‘Children should be well-fed but never be overfed.’
- ‘Neither Europe nor America has ever been so wealthy, their citizens so well-fed, healthy, well-paid, secure from harm.’
- ‘In contrast, some residents of the French Quarter appear comfortable, well-fed and relaxed.’
- ‘I had to flatten myself against the wall to allow fully-laden groaning shopping trolleys, with well-fed pushers, make their way for the car park.’
- ‘When lives are saved in catastrophes, there follows the task of guaranteeing that survivors are kept warm, well-fed and provided with medical care.’
- ‘Fresh juice, homemade muesli, toast, eggs, coffee - it's no wonder I soon acquired the appearance of a sleek, well-fed cat.’
- ‘Right now, we're sustaining life and making sure that people are well-fed.’
- ‘Children with low birth weight have greater chances of growing obese when well-fed later.’
- ‘They're responding to you because you're so clearly well-fed.’
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