Eat Crow

Meaning of Idiom ‘Eat Crow’ To eat crow is to be humiliated and shamed after being shown to be wrong or to be forced to admit one’s error and be publicly shamed as a result. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008., 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, … Read more

Eat Your Heart Out

Meaning of Idiom ‘Eat Your Heart Out’ To eat your heart out is to feel jealous or envious of someone else’s achievements or good fortune. Occasionally, it means to feel other strong emotions, especially grief, bitterness, or worry over something. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, 2005.,2Bengelsdorf, Peter. Idioms in the … Read more

Eat Like A Horse

Meaning of Idiom ‘Eat Like a Horse’ To eat like a horse means to eat a large amount of food or to have a very large appetite. 1Brenner, Gail Abel. Webster’s New World American Idioms Handbook. Wiley, 2003.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Compare to: I Could Eat a Horse. Eat Like a Bird. … Read more

Eat Like A Bird

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Eat Like a Bird’ To eat like a bird means to eat very little or to eat very small portions only big enough for a bird; to have a very small appetite. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Brenner, Gail Abel. Webster’s New World American Idioms Handbook. Wiley, 2003. Compare … Read more

Eat and Run

Meaning of Idiom ‘Eat and Run’ To eat and run means to eat a meal or a snack quickly and then immediately leave. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage This idiom … Read more

Eat A Horse, I could

Meaning of Idiom “I Could Eat a Horse” I could eat a horse means “I am extremely hungry.” 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage The idiom is usually used to refer to oneself but can be used to … Read more

Dog Eat Dog

Meaning of Idiom ‘Dog Eat Dog’ A situation which is dog eat dog is one where people are in fierce and ruthless competition and willing to do anything to gain the advantage; anything goes.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage The idiom dog eat dog is most often used to refer … Read more