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what's eating youWhat is annoying or bothering you?.Rate it:

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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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shit-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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what's eatingWhat is wrong? What is the problem (with somebody)? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.Rate it:

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what's eating somebody? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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out to lunchAway eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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dig inTo begin eating.Rate it:

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on a full stomachDirectly after eating, after a meal.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on itRate it:

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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blimp outTo become fat or fatter, especially as a result of excessive eating.Rate it:

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bog into start eating with gutsoRate it:

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coprophagous grinshit-eating grinRate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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).Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo look forward avidly to eating something.Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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off one's feedNot eating normally.Rate it:

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pack on the poundsTo gain weight, especially as a result of vigorous or excessive eating.Rate it:

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the proof is in the puddingAlternative form of the proof of the pudding is in the eating.Rate it:

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venus flytrapinsect-eating plantRate it:

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wash downTo help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill.Rate it:

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wash upTo clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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