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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.
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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?
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eat me

vulgar slang An expression of anger and dismissal directed at someone who is irritating or who one has contempt for. Potentially offensive, as it can also be used to refer to oral sex. Oh, eat me, will you? I refuse to do anything you say!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

eat

1. tv. [for something] to bother or worry someone. Nothing’s eating me. I’m just the nervous type.
2. tv. to absorb the cost or expense of something. We’ll eat the costs on this one. It’s the least we can do.
3. tv. to perform oral sex on someone. (Usually objectionable.) She said she wanted to eat me!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Matar experiences strange pains in his limbs, growls alarmingly, fears he might eat someone, and once tried to bite a barber.
"You fool!" said the leader, "For weeks we've been eating managers and no one noticed anything, but nooo, you had to go and eat someone important!"This brings us to the question: have you determined who the important people in your organization really are?
The promo clip ends with Ivy inviting Caroline to go out on a party with her and also teach her how to eat someone without killing them before taking a sip from the blood bag.
Who could fail to feel tense about the queues, the security checks that mean you have to get tired toddlers out of buggies, watch them bolt off down the departure gate as you're searched, then prevent them from careering around the waiting area, tripping over bags and trying to eat someone else's leftovers?
"When I go out, I won't turn cooked food down as I think it is ill-mannered not to eat someone else's food, but often when I go to Nadia's house she will say she is frightened of giving me the wrong thing and ask if I want to cook my bit instead!"
THE Welsh are likeliest to not order desserts but eat someone else's, according to a food survey from Remy Martin.
"When I go out, I won't turn cooked food down as I think it is ill-mannered not to eat someone else's food but often when I go to Nadia's house, she will say she is frightened of giving me the wrong thing and ask if I want to cook my bit instead."
And remember - never, ever eat someone else's food.
So hey, strangle a woman, eat someone, and it's all pretty normal, just a couple of steps up from stamp collecting.
The cheetah might eat someone or, more likely, Gazza would eat the cheetah.