Идиомы на тему Food
eat (someone) for breakfast
легко нанести поражениеWilliam is very vulnerable and can easily be eaten for breakfast.
eat (someone) out of house and home
объедать кого-либо, быть нахлебникомSally preferred to live on her own; she didn't want to eat her parents out of house and home.
eat (something) up
поглощать что-либо, впитывать знанияIn general children eat up knowledge easily if they enjoy what they learn.
eat and run
быстро (поспешно) поесть, перекусить"You have to eat and run if you want to be in time for the show."
быть в унизительной роли, сносить оскорбленияThe man had to eat dirt because of the errors he made in his job.
eat humble pie
униженно извиняться, "придти с повинной головой""You insulted Steve, and I can't see any other way out but eat humble pie."
eat one's cake and have it too
преследовать две взаимно исключающие цели, пытаться совместить несовместимое"If you try to eat your cake and have it too, you will never gain anything in life."
eat one's heart out
изводить себя, страдатьMary has missed the chance of a good job, and now she is eating her heart out.
eat one's words
взять свои слова назад"I must admit I am wrong, so I will have to eat my words."
поесть в ресторанеMy boy friend invited me to eat out tonight.
eat out of (someone's) hands
безоговорочно подчиняться кому-либо, "плясать под чью-либо дудку"Jack is a very proud man. I don't think he is capable of eating out of anybody's hand.
grab a bite to eat
поесть, перекуситьThey stopped at a small inn to grab a bite to eat.
have one's cake and eat it too
(желание) иметь всё сразу"You can't have your cake and eat it; it's impossible."
make (someone) eat crow
заставить кого-либо признать ошибку или взять назад свои словаI knew Bob had made a mistake and I wanted to make him eat crow, but he didn't yield.
so clean you can eat off the floor
очень чистоI did up my bedroom and it became so clean you could eat off the floor.