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eat
eat [{{t}}i:t] (pt ate [{{t}}eɪt], pp eaten [{{t}}'i:tən])
1 transitive verb
(a) manger;
to eat (one's) breakfast/lunch/dinner prendre son petit déjeuner/déjeuner/dîner;
to eat one's fill manger tout son soûl ou content;
I don't eat meat je ne mange pas de viande;
there's nothing to eat il n'y a rien à manger;
would you like something to eat? voulez-vous manger quelque chose?;
to eat one's way through a whole cake manger un gâteau en entier;
it looks good enough to eat! on en mangerait!;
he/she looks good enough to eat il est beau/elle est belle à croquer;
go on, she's not going to eat you va, elle ne va pas te manger;
I'll eat my hat if he gets elected s'il est élu, je veux bien être pendu;
he eats people like you for breakfast il ne fait qu'une bouchée des gens comme toi;
to eat one's words ravaler ses mots;
they ate us out of house and home ils ont dévalisé notre frigo;
she ate her way through six packets of biscuits elle a réussi à engloutir six paquets de biscuits;
{{}}American{{}} {{}}familiar{{}} {{}}figurative{{}} to eat sb's lunch (defeat) battre qn à plates coutures;
{{}}American{{}} {{}}vulgar{{}} eat shit! va te faire voir!
(b) (of machine → credit card, ticket) avaler
(c) {{}}familiar{{}}
what's eating you? qu'est-ce que tu as?
2 intransitive verb
(a) (consume food) manger;
to eat like a horse manger comme un ogre;
to eat like a bird avoir un appétit d'oiseau, manger trois fois rien;
to eat for two (pregnant woman) manger pour deux;
to eat, drink and be merry faire la fête, s'amuser;
he eats out of my hand (bird) il vient manger dans ma main; {{}}figurative{{}} (person) il fait tout ce que je veux;
treat them right and you'll have them eating out of your hand traite-les bien et ils te mangeront dans la main
(b) (have meal) dîner;
we eat at seven nous dînons à sept heures;
to eat well bien manger;
let's eat! on mange?
3 eats plural noun
{{}}familiar{{}} bouffe f;
plenty of eats plein à bouffer;
let's get some eats allons chercher de la bouffe
eat away
1 separable transitive verb
(a) (of waves) ronger; (of mice) ronger; (of acid, rust) ronger, corroder
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} (confidence) miner; (support, capital, resources) entamer
2 intransitive verb
(person) manger
eat away at inseparable transitive verb
(a) (of waves) ronger; (of mice) ronger; (of acid, rust) ronger, corroder
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} (confidence) miner; (support, capital, resources) entamer
eat in intransitive verb
manger chez soi ou à la maison
eat into inseparable transitive verb
(a) (destroy) attaquer
(b) (use up → savings) entamer; (→ time) empiéter sur
eat out
1 intransitive verb
sortir déjeuner ou dîner, aller au restaurant
2 separable transitive verb
to eat one's heart out se morfondre;
eat your heart out! dommage pour toi!
eat up
1 intransitive verb
manger;
eat up! (there's lots more) vas-y, mange!
2 separable transitive verb
(food) terminer, finir; {{}}figurative{{}} (electricity, gas, petrol) consommer beaucoup de;
to eat up the miles dévorer ou avaler les kilomètres;
{{}}familiar{{}} this stove eats up the coal cette poêle mange beaucoup de charbon;
the telephone is really eating up my money le téléphone avale mes pièces à toute vitesse;
to be eaten up with sth (jealousy, hate, ambition) être rongé ou dévoré par qch

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