(one) will eat (someone or something) for breakfast

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(one) will eat (someone or something) for breakfast

One will defeat someone or succeed at something very easily. Often used as part of a boast. He can challenge me all he wants—I'm not worried! I'll eat that chump for breakfast! If anyone can write a term paper in one night, it's Rich—he'll eat that assignment for breakfast!
See also: breakfast, eat, will

will eat someone for breakfast

 and will have someone for breakfast
Fig. will defeat someone thoroughly. Watch out! Those guys are incredibly aggressive. They will eat you for breakfast.
See also: breakfast, eat, will
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