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what's eating youWhat is annoying or bothering you?.
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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.
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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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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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what's eatingWhat is wrong? What is the problem (with somebody)? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.
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what's eating somebody? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.
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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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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
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bog into start eating with gutso
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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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coprophagous grinshit-eating grin
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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.
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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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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).
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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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off one's feedNot eating normally.
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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.
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pack on the poundsTo gain weight, especially as a result of vigorous or excessive eating.
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play to winTo play in an especially competitive, committed manner, focused intently on winning.
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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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turkey shootA unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).
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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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whoop-assTo defeat or excel against (someone) in a competitive event.
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