eat (one's) lunch

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eat (one's) lunch

slang To defeat one. I've been practicing really hard because I refuse to let my nemesis eat my lunch again.
See also: eat, lunch

eat someone's lunch

Sl. to best someone; to defeat, outwit, or win against someone. (Like a school bully taking away children's lunches and eating them.) The upstart ABC Computer Company is eating IBM's lunch.
See also: eat, lunch

eat someone's lunch

see under eat someone alive.
See also: eat, lunch

eat somebody’s ˈlunch

(American English, business) take away another company’s business or their share of the market: Unless we’re careful, foreign competitors will eat our lunch.
See also: eat, lunch

eat someone’s lunch

tv. to best someone; to defeat, outwit, or win against someone. (In the way that a school bully takes away children’s lunches and eats them at recess.) The upstart ABC Computer Company is eating IBM’s lunch.
See also: eat, lunch
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Perhaps you could have a word with your son's teacher and explain what has happened, they may be able to offer some support at lunch time, or use a buddy system with one of the older children helping make sure he can eat his lunch in peace.
The farmer wants me to eat his lunch. How kind of him, thought the horse.