(one) is not going to eat (someone)

(one) is not going to eat (someone)

Someone has no reason to be afraid of one; someone should not be shy about approaching or talking to one. Don't worry, child, I'm not going to eat you. I just wanted to give you a message to pass along to your father. This is your Uncle Jack, son. Well, go on and shake his hand, he's not going to eat you. Well, come on in, I'm not going to eat you! Actually, I have very good news for you—you got the promotion!
See also: eat, going, not, to
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