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.
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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.
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eat someone's lunch

see under eat someone alive.
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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.
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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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I feel that being rushed to eat your lunch and not having enough time to 'let off steam' may have an impact on behaviour.
Go swimming, take a walk, eat your lunch in the park, do some window shopping or meet a friend for coffee.
The result is it may only take about eight minutes for your kids to open the presents and maybe 20 to eat your lunch, but about eight hours to sort out all the debris afterwards.
You will go there, too, or your competitors will eat your lunch.
Imagine having a place to sit for a few moments to eat your lunch, and then having separate containers to dispose of the newspapers, the bag and the soda can.
Called 60 Minute Makeover and hosted by ex-Brookside star Claire Sweeney (right), the idea is to do as much work as possible in the time it takes to eat your lunch.