the eye is bigger than the belly

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the eye is bigger than the belly

One takes or has taken more food than one is actually capable of eating At an all-you-can-eat buffet, the eye is often bigger than the belly. Can't finish your meal, huh? I guess the eye was bigger than the belly!
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