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  • A verbal form of the French word is still used in its medieval sense in French today: gober now means to “gulp,” or “swallow down without chewing.”

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  • Also: se gober: to think a lot of oneself, to fancy oneself un gobeur, une gobeuse = one who is gullible


  • Audio File:: Listen to my daughter, Jackie, pronounce "gober un oeuf" (gobble an egg): Download gober. mp3.


  • Dieu merci = thank God; gober = to gobble; deux = two; c'est-à-dire = that is to say; la calanque (f) = rocky inlet (from the sea); une piqûre (f) = injection; gober un oeuf = to gobble an egg; l'arrière-pays (m) = hinterland; la ferme


  • In fact, when I was little, my greatest delight was to "gober un oeuf"!


  • Once in a while, though, I still have the chance to "gober un oeuf".


  • #37 POSTED BY kelly gober, Jul 26th, 2009 11: 51 am my son would love this sooo much

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  • He him had accomplished in the art of to gobble the flies (gober des mouches), and him there exercised continually

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  • Il l'avait dressee dans l'art de gober des mouches, er l'y exercait continuellement, si bien qu'une mouche, du plus loin qu'elle apparaissait, etait une mouche perdue.

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  • "_Ne rien comprendre c'est tout gober_" is a convenient twist of language.

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