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what's eating youWhat is annoying or bothering you?.
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shit-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.
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what's eating somebody? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.
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the proof of the pudding is in the eatingThe only real test of something is as what it is intended to be used for.
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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.
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out to lunchAway eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.
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dig inTo begin eating.
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on a full stomachDirectly after eating, after a meal.
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all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on it
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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.
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blimp outTo become fat or fatter, especially as a result of excessive eating.
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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.
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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eating
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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.
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go dutchTo pay for one's own food and bills, or split the cost, when eating at a restaurant or going out for entertainment.
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lick one's chopsTo look forward avidly to eating something.
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nut-cutting timeTime to exert maximum effort, for example, due to an approaching deadline or a looming competitive situation.
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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
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the proof is in the puddingAlternative form of the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
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venus flytrapinsect-eating plant
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wash downTo help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill.
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wash upTo clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.
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whistle walkThe path slaves took to deliver food from the kitchen building of a plantation to the main dining room. Slaves were expected to whistle during this walk in order to assure their masters that they were not eating the food.
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