Eat Humble Pie

Meaning of Idiom ‘Eat Humble Pie’ To eat humble pie is to be forced to admit one’s error or wrongdoing and to be humiliated, abased or “humbled.” 1Troy, Eric. “Eating Humble Pie: How Did This Expression Come About?” Culinary Lore, 29 May 2018, ., 2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010., 3Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of … Read more

Stick to Your Ribs

Also: Stick to the ribs Meaning of Idiom ‘Stick to Your Ribs’ To stick to your ribs, referring to food, means to be filling or substantial or to food that keeps you from being hungry again quickly; to be sustaining. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of … Read more