Russian English Dictionary

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голод in English:

1. famine

Disease and famine go together.
The long drought was followed by famine.
Global famine was inevitable.
Poor crops may cause famine.
These countries were often visited with famine.
A tribe of natives once honored Christopher Columbus with an all-he-could-eat feast. Years of famine followed.
the great potato famine in Ireland
There is one rule that works in every calamity. Be it pestilence, war, or famine, the rich get richer and poor get poorer. The poor even help arrange it.
More often than not, famine is accompanied by plague.
Millions of people in Sudan and Ethiopia have suffered from famine and drought during their lifetimes.
There have also been increased periods of drought, particularly in parts of Africa and Asia suffering from famine.
Another crop failure could result in widespread famine. There were reports of refugees dying of famine.
The European Union is the leading campaigner against global famine.
There seems to be a famine of good jobs in this town; I think I’ll have to move away to find work.
Widespread famine caused a number of violent protests.

2. hunger

I'm dying of hunger.
Hunger compelled the boy to steal money from the cash register.
She had some cookies to stay her hunger until dinner.
For him, hunger was an abstract concept. He had always had enough food.
Hunger knows no law.
What with fatigue and hunger, he was faint.
And this is how Pandark got lost in his room, never to be seen again. Some say that he died of hunger, others that he still wanders in search of his CDs.
Political prisoners are on a hunger strike for better conditions.
We can say that Japan was fighting a constant battle against hunger during the war.
It was as clear as day that Shinji would die from hunger.
Will protect us from the attacks of hunger during the day and provide the energy we need.
In these countries hunger is the rule.
During that time, we only heard about thieves, about murders, about men who had died of hunger.
It is a shameful fact that, while there are lands where people suffer from hunger, within Japan there are many households and restaurants where much food is thrown away.
all actors hunger for such a role