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what's eating you (or him or her)?

Definition of what's eating you or him or her ? in English:

informal What is worrying or annoying you (or him or her)? OK, Mr Linley, what’s eating you?
More example sentences
  • So the Almighty asked Adam: ‘So, what's eating you?’
  • Seriously girl, what's eating you?
  • ‘What's eating him?’ Faye asked.
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