Con la barriga vacía, ninguno muestra alegría.
Usage note
This phrase may be literally translated as "No one shows joy on an empty stomach."
Con la barriga vacía, ninguno muestra alegría.
phrase
1. (old-fashioned) (proverb) (no one is happy on an empty stomach) 
¿Cuándo comemos? - ¿No puedes esperar? - Bueno, ya sabes aquello de "Con la barriga vacía, ninguno muestra alegría".When are we eating? - Can't you wait? - Well, you know what they say: "Full stomach, happy heart."
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