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eat (something) out of (something)

To eat something straight from its box or container, rather than portioning it onto a plate. I can't eat chips out of the bag anymore because I always end up eating all of them!
See also: eat, of, out
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eat (something) out of something

to eat food directly from a container, such as a bag, box, can, etc. You shouldn't eat out of the can. Maria was eating potato chips right out of the bag.
See also: eat, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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