eat englannista suomeksi
To ingest; to be ingested.
- At twilight in the summer there is never anybody to fear—man, woman, or cat—in the chambers and at that hour the mice come out. They do not eat parchment or foolscap or red tape, but they eat the luncheon crumbs.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=1| passage=But Richmond(..)appeared to lose himself in his own reflections. Some pickled crab, which he had not touched, had been removed with a damson pie; and his sister saw(..)that he had eaten no more than a spoonful of that either.
(senseid) To consume a meal.
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- I eat in the kitchen.
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To be eaten.
1852, ''The New Monthly Magazine'' (page 310)
- I don't know any quarter in England where you get such undeniable mutton—mutton that eats like mutton, instead of the nasty watery, stringy, turnipy stuff, neither mutton nor lamb, that other countries are inundated with.
1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, ''The House by the Churchyard''
- (..) dish him fish with slices of oranges, barberries, grapes, gooseberries, and butter; and you will find that he eats deliriously either with farced pain or gammon pain.
- His wretched estate is eaten up with mortgages.
To damage, destroy, or fail to eject a removable part or an inserted object.
1991, (w), ''(w)'' (movie)
- No! There's a problem with the cassette player. Don't press fast forward or it eats the tape!
To consume money (or other instruments of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service, or return the payment.
1977, (w), ''(w)'' (movie)
- Hey! This stupid vending machine ''ate'' my quarter.
To cause (someone) to worry.
To take the loss in a transaction.
1988, (w), ''(w)'' (movie)
- I have to have him in court tomorrow, if he doesn't show up, I forfeit the bond and I have to eat the $300,000.
To be injured or killed by (something such as a firearm or its projectile), especially in the mouth.
1997, A. A. Gill, "Diary" (in ''The Spectator'', 1 November 1997):
- Friends are only necessary in the ghastly country, where you have to have them, along with rubber boots and a barometer and secateurs, to put off bucolic idiocy, a wet brain, or eating the 12-bore.
2012, Kaya McLaren, ''How I Came to Sparkle Again: A Novel'', St. Martin's Press ((ISBN)):
- Mike had been to other calls where someone had eaten a gun. He knew to expect teeth embedded in the ceiling and brains dripping off it.
2017, Edward W. Robertson, ''Stardust'', Edward W. Robertson:
- The animal was sweating and scared and MacAdams was surprised when they finished up without either of them eating a kick.
2018, Daniel Tomazic, ''Of Bullies and Men: Young Adult Fiction'' ((ISBN)), page 18:
- There was a resounding smacking noise and Georgy was sure Philip had just eaten a fist.
To perform sex (on a person or body part).
2011, William Chitty, Nigel Barker, Michael Valos, ''Integrated Marketing Communications'' (page 167)
- Eating a Picnic creates a flurry of wafer pieces, flying peanuts and chocolate crumbs. (..) As well as being messy, Picnic happens to be a big eat – something of a consumption challenge in fact.