Can I replace "go hungry" with "get hungry"? What's the difference between these two expressions?
To "go hungry" is not meant in the sense where one is hungry (like "to be/become/get hungry"), but to suffer from not having enough to eat. For example, people who live in poverty often go hungry. It is usually meant in a more long-term sense. The speaker has used "you'll never go hungry" to exaggerate that his friend will be well-fed for the rest of his life if he helps him. Ex: Due to the ongoing pandemic, there are more and more people going hungry. Ex: Although the child's parents were not well-off, they never went hungry.
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