eat it


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eat (someone or something)

1. To pay the cost of something. If we sent the wrong file to the printer, then we'll just have to eat the cost of the fliers and start over again.
2. To cause one to worry. What's eating you? Did something bad happen?
3. vulgar slang To perform cunnilingus.
See also: eat

eat it

1. rude slang An interjection by a speaker who is annoyed or frustrated with someone else. Eat it, Ben! You cheated on me, remember?
2. slang To fall down, usually in an especially clumsy manner. Whoa, she really ate it on the ice out there—is she OK?
See also: eat
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By the seventh or eighth day, you eat it as often as the foods that you bought in smaller quantities.
When you want to go out for something to eat it's great to be able to take him, too.
How do you know we're not going to eat it? We might.
The Edible Garden: How To Have Your Garden And Eat It, by Alys Fowler, is published by BBC Books, pounds 18.99.
1.30pm: After a quick bite to eat it's back to a cleaning job this time.
Called A Treat to Eat it's has been launched for Christmas by the Aberdare-based New Horizons mental health charity, which runs a drop-in centre.
Seriously, with the lack of grub those lassies eat it's more like London fashion weak.
IT'S not what you eat, it's when you eat it that is the key to losing weight effectively.
'As a player it's 24 hours a day as when you sleep it's for a reason and when you eat it's for the same reason - and that's to be the best you can be in your football.