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eat (something or someone) for breakfast

To defeat, complete, or handle something easily. Often used as part of a boast. He can challenge me all he wants, I'm not worried! I eat chumps like him for breakfast! If anyone can write a term paper in one night, it's Rich—he eats assignments like that for breakfast!
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44% of kids say they choose what they eat for breakfast all the time; 31% of parents say their kids regularly choose what they eat for breakfast.
The children learnt what is good for you to eat for breakfast and the variety of goods that children eat for breakfast.
95) sounds good enough to eat for breakfast with wheat,ginger, water lily, juniper,jasmine and fig extracts.
Pemberton, who says he had a tremendous sweet tooth, is no longer eating the sausage, eggs, bread, two doughnuts, and coffee he used to eat for breakfast.
This is a book that will appeal to those who like to know what princes eat for breakfast (cereal and fresh fruit) and who teaches them to drive (Sgt Chris Gilbert of the Metropolitan Police).
It's what families eat for breakfast at home," says Kalyta.
I'm also an audience member, and I don't like seeing films when I know what the actors eat for breakfast and who they're dating.
The truth is: what you eat for breakfast is more important than if you eat breakfast.
The results of an open-ended question which asked "What did you eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks on the previous day?