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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.


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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'At least they were eating one another, which looked like it.'
She said: "The eating one is always absolutely horrible.
Eating one plant-based meal a day is a good way to start making a difference.
Joan Sabat, MD, PhD, said in an online statement on Tuesday, "The study will examine whether eating one avocado per day reduces visceral adipose fat in the abdomen." However, there are certain requirements for the project that the participants should meet including men and women signing up must have waist measurements of 40 and 35 inches or more, respectively.
'The study will examine whether eating one avocado per day reduces visceral adipose fat in the abdomen,' shared Joan Sabate, MD, DrPH, a professor at La Loma University.
Summary: Sunil Paswan, 30, who hails from Chandwa village in Katihar district of Bihar, has been eating one brick, used for construction works, for the past 10 years
According to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, though cognitive abilities naturally decline with age.
For older people, eating one salad a day was linked to slower mental decline in a new studyFor older people, eating one salad a day was linked to slower mental decline in a new study
Eating one serving of leafy greens per day may stave off memory loss in old age and keep the brain more youthful, according to research published Wednesday.
If your kidneys are ok I would say if you enjoy bananas continue eating one a day.
When Nate asks Ray why Gertrude isn't particularly welcoming when she sees him, Ray confesses to eating one of her eggs during his previous six-month stay in the same time period.
4 HOWEVER, its superfood qualities have been played up a lot - avocado is still extremely high in fat and calories, so eating one daily is not a good idea.
Eating one avocado a day, as part of a heart-healthy diet, may help overweight or obese individuals lower their levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol.
While no physical harm might be done by eating one meat rather than another, religious beliefs have been disrespected in a most serious manner and sensibilities ignored.
Just over half of the people eating one or more vegetarian meals once a week are choosing to not buy a dessert if the source of sugar is not specified.