Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To eat'

Idioms - Verb 'To eat'

to eat crow tener que reconocer un error
to eat like a bird comer como un pajarito
to eat like a pig comer como un cerdo, como lima nueva
to eat one's heart out morirse de envidia
  • Amy had to eat crow after I defeated her at chess, she'd said I'd never do it.
  • My dad's worried about my little sister, he says she eats like a bird.
  • I should get some exercise, I've been eating like a pig lately.
  • Liz was eating her heart out when she saw Susan dancing with Paul!
to eat one's words tragarse las palabras
to eat someone alive/for breakfast comerse a alguien crudo
to eat someone out of house and home dejarle la despensa vacía a alguien
to eat one's fill comer bien
  • Astrologers often have to eat their words when their predictions fail
  • That teacher eats you alive if you don't do your homework.
  • I have to go to the supermarket again. My nephew is eating me out of house and home!
  • Labradors and Golden Retrievers eat their fill. They'll eat anything you give them!