eat lunch

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
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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`Well, I am the most disinterested among you, after all,' said the first speaker,' for I never wear black gloves, and I never eat lunch. But I'll offer to go, if anybody else will.
While talking to media, Buzdar said he spent day with prisoners in central jail and eat lunch with them.
As per details, the meeting continued for two hours and both brothers eat lunch together.
As they eat lunch, millions of Nasa supporters suffered in poverty.
Jeff Jefferson MY children get an hour to eat lunch, they finish in time, even wash up, and have about 10 minutes to play or have down time.
For NT$600 (US$20), you can pick your own strawberries, learn how to make strawberry jam, take home NT$200 worth of strawberries and a jar of jam, and eat lunch. Tickets are available through Accupass.
When I was at UVA (as a resident and occasionally as an attending, too), on nice days we would sit in the sun on the Lawn and eat lunch that we picked up from nearby.
More than a third of people who can't peel themselves away from work say it's because they don't have enough time, while a fifth prefer to eat lunch in the office.
The study recruited forty, eight to 10-year-old children to consume one of three, 350-calorie breakfasts (eggs, oatmeal, or cereal), then play games with research staff and then eat lunch once a week for three consecutive weeks.
NOON I'd spend the day climbing Kinder Scout in the Peak District with my family and eat lunch from a hamper supplied by The Chatsworth farm shop at a rocky outcrop called the Woolpacks.
Company founder Mark Hooper said: "I want everyone to take an hour out of their day to eat lunch and chat with the people who work alongside them every day."
In contrast, 21 per cent claimed they were so close to a sandwich shop they really didn't need an hour to buy and eat lunch.
New York, Nov 15 ( ANI ): A new survey has found that workers who eat lunch at their desk consume more calories and snacks than those who dine out.