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-ate1 British & World English

Forming nouns:

ate British & World English

Past of eat.

ATE British & World English

Automated test equipment

-ate2 British & World English

Forming adjectives and nouns such as associate, duplicate, separate

-ate3 British & World English

Forming verbs such as fascinate, hyphenate

ate in eat British & World English

Put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it

eat British & World English

Put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it

eat in in eat British & World English

Have a meal at home

eat crow in crow1 British & World English

Be humiliated by having to admit one’s defeats or mistakes

eat crow British & World English

Be humiliated by having to admit one’s defeats or mistakes

eat dirt in dirt British & World English

Suffer insults or humiliation

eat dirt British & World English

Suffer insults or humiliation

eat out in eat British & World English

Have a meal in a restaurant

eat into in eat British & World English

another way of saying eat away at.

eat into British & World English

another way of saying eat away at.

overeat British & World English

Eat too much

binge-eat British & World English

Consume large quantities of food in a short period of time, typically as part of an eating disorder

eaten up in eat British & World English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

eat something up in eat British & World English

Use resources or time in very large quantities

eaten up in eat someone up British & World English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

eat something up British & World English

Use resources or time in very large quantities

keep kosher in kosher British & World English

Observe the Jewish food regulations (kashrut)

keep kosher British & World English

Observe the Jewish food regulations (kashrut)

eat someone's dust in dust British & World English

Fall far behind someone in a competitive situation

eat someone's dust British & World English

Fall far behind someone in a competitive situation

eat something away in eat British & World English

Erode or destroy something gradually

eat something away British & World English

Erode or destroy something gradually

eat someone alive in eat British & World English

(Of insects) bite someone many times

eat one's words in eat British & World English

Retract what one has said, especially in a humiliated way

eat someone alive British & World English

(Of insects) bite someone many times

eat one's words British & World English

Retract what one has said, especially in a humiliated way

eat humble pie in humble British & World English

Make a humble apology and accept humiliation

eat humble pie British & World English

Make a humble apology and accept humiliation

eat one's heart out in eat British & World English

Suffer from excessive longing for someone or something unattainable

eat like a bird in eat British & World English

Eat very little (or a lot)

eat one's heart out British & World English

Suffer from excessive longing for someone or something unattainable

eat like a bird British & World English

Eat very little (or a lot)

eat one's own dog food in dog food British & World English

(Of a company’s staff) use a product or service developed by that company so as to test it before it is made available to customers

eat one's own dog food British & World English

(Of a company’s staff) use a product or service developed by that company so as to test it before it is made available to customers

have someone for breakfast in breakfast British & World English

Deal with or defeat someone with contemptuous ease

have someone for breakfast British & World English

Deal with or defeat someone with contemptuous ease

eat someone out of house and home in eat British & World English

Eat a lot of someone else’s food


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