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Binge-watching

Have you ever watched an entire season of ‘Breaking Bad’ or ‘House of Cards’ on Netflix at one go?  That’s binge-watching.

Binge-watch:

to watch multiple episodes of a television programme in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming; in other words, marathon viewing of several or entire seasons of shows.

You may be sleep-deprived, you may be procrastinating, you may end up spending an entire Sunday glued to your sofa if you binge-watch. But it is difficult, it seems, to not to give in to the temptation, with Netflix, Amazon and all uploading all episodes of an entire season online.

Read this article on how binge-watching has become an obsession with many: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/television/2013/12/27/bingewatching_the_rise_of_allyoucaneat_tv.html

NOTE:

Binging refers to any act of immoderate indulgence. You can talk about binge-eating, binge-drinking, binge-shopping.

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