eat (something or someone) for breakfast(redirected from ate for breakfast)
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eat (something or someone) for breakfast
To defeat someone or succeed at 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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will eat someone for breakfastand will have someone for breakfast
Fig. will defeat someone thoroughly. Watch out! Those guys are incredibly aggressive. They will eat you for breakfast.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- have (someone or something) for breakfast
- have for breakfast
- have someone for breakfast
- will eat for breakfast
- (one) will eat (someone or something) for breakfast
- (one) will have (someone or something) for breakfast
- (the) smart money is on (someone or something)
- brag about
- brag about (someone or something)