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eat British & World English

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

EAT British & World English

Tanzania (international vehicle registration)

eat English Thesaurus

we ate a hearty breakfast and then set off

have someone for breakfast British & World English

Deal with or defeat someone with contemptuous ease

keep kosher British & World English

Observe the Jewish food regulations (kashrut)

eat-in British & World English

(Of a kitchen) designed for eating in as well as cooking

binge-eat British & World English

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

eat crow British & World English

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

eat dirt British & World English

Suffer insults or humiliation

eat into British & World English

another way of saying eat away at.

dog eat dog British & World English

Used to refer to a situation of fierce competition in which people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed

eat in in eat British & World English

Have a meal at home

eat one's words British & World English

Retract what one has said, especially in a humiliated way

eat someone up British & World English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

eat humble pie British & World English

Make a humble apology and accept humiliation

eat out in eat British & World English

Have a meal in a restaurant

eat someone's dust British & World English

Fall far behind someone in a competitive situation

eat someone alive British & World English

(Of insects) bite someone many times

eat like a bird British & World English

Eat very little (or a lot)

I'll eat my hat British & World English

Used to indicate that one thinks that something is extremely unlikely to happen

eat something away British & World English

Erode or destroy something gradually

eat something up British & World English

Use resources or time in very large quantities

eat one's heart out British & World English

Suffer from excessive longing for someone or something unattainable

eaten up in eat someone up British & World English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

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

bite British & World English

A quick snack

eat crow in crow1 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 into in eat British & World English

another way of saying eat away at.

keep kosher in kosher British & World English

Observe the Jewish food regulations (kashrut)

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

overeat British & World English

Eat too much

you can't have your cake and eat it British & World English

You can’t enjoy both of two desirable but mutually exclusive alternatives

eat someone out of house and home British & World English

Eat a lot of someone else’s food

dog eat dog in dog British & World English

Used to refer to a situation of fierce competition in which people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed

eat someone's dust in 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 up in eat English Thesaurus

he ate up all the French fries

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 humble pie in humble British & World English

Make a humble apology and accept humiliation

I'll eat my hat in eat British & World English

Used to indicate that one thinks that something is extremely unlikely to happen

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)


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