♦ (to) eat

♦ (to) eat
♦ (to) eat /i:t/
(pass. ate, p. p. eaten)
A v. t.
1 mangiare: She was eating a pear, stava mangiando una pera; This dish is best eaten cold, questo piatto è da mangiarsi preferibilmente freddo
2 consumare (un pasto): to eat breakfast, fare colazione; to eat dinner, cenare; to eat lunch, pranzare
3 (fam.) rodere; preoccupare; irritare: What's eating him?, cosa c'è che lo rode?
4 divorare; distruggere; mangiarsi (fam.): The flames ate the wood, le fiamme distrussero il bosco
5 (volg. slang) fare una fellatio (o un cunnilingio) a; leccare; succhiare
B v. i.
1 mangiare: I like to eat well, mi piace mangiare bene; to eat healthily, mangiare cibi sani
2 consumare un pasto; mangiare: Let's go out to eat, mangiamo (o pranziamo, ceniamo) fuori; What time do you eat?, a che ora mangi?
● (fam.) to eat sb. alive, (di insetti, ecc.) mangiare vivo q.; (fig.) fare un sol boccone di q. □ (fam. USA) to eat crow = to eat humble pie ► sotto □ to eat dirt, ingoiare il rospo; chinare il capo □ to eat one's fill, mangiare a sazietà □ (fam.) to eat sb. for breakfast, fare un sol boccone di q. (fig.) □ to eat one's heart out, rodersi (di invidia, rabbia, ecc.); schiattare; mangiarsi il fegato □ to eat one's heart out for, struggersi dal desiderio per; struggersi d'amore per □ If he wins, I'll eat my hat, scommetto qualsiasi cosa che non vincerà □ (fam.) I could eat a horse, ho una fame che mangerei un bue □ to eat humble pie, ammettere di avere sbagliato; andare a Canossa; mangiare pan pentito □ to eat like a bird, mangiare come un uccellino □ to eat like a horse, mangiare come un lupo; mangiare per dieci □ to eat out of sb.'s hand, (di animale) prendere il cibo dalle mani di q.; (fig. fam.) fare tutto quello che q. vuole; essere sottomesso a q.; essere un agnellino □ (fam. GB) to eat sb. out of house and home, (di ospite, ecc.) svuotare la dispensa a q.; mandare q. in rovina mangiando a quattro palmenti □ to eat oneself sick (on st.), mangiare (q.) fino a star male; ingozzarsi fino alla nausea (di qc.); strafogarsi (di qc.) □ to eat through st., (di animale) perforare (rodendo) □ to eat one's way through st., (di animale) perforare (rodendo); (di persona) mangiare tutto quanto qc.to eat one's words, rimangiarsi ciò che si è detto; ritrattare □ Eat, drink and be merry (for tomorrow we die)!, mangia, bevi e divertiti (perché la vita è breve)! □ (volg. slang) Eat me!, vaffanculo!

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