eyes are bigger than one's stomach


eyes are bigger than one's stomach
one wants more food than one can eat

His eyes are bigger than his stomach. He will never finish all of the food that he took.


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  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — If someone s eyes are bigger than their stomach, they are greedy and take on more than they can consume or manage …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — {informal} You want more food than you can eat. * /Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach./ * / Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — {informal} You want more food than you can eat. * /Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach./ * / Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes\ are\ bigger\ than\ one's\ stomach — informal You want more food than you can eat. Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach. Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate …   Словарь американских идиом

  • one's eyes are bigger than one's stomach — one has asked for or taken more food than one can actually eat …   Useful english dictionary

  • bigger\ than\ one's\ stomach — See: eyes are bigger than one s stomach …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have eyes bigger than one's stomach — verb To take more food on ones plate than one can eat; to be greedy. His eyes are bigger than his stomach …   Wiktionary

  • stomach — See: eyes are bigger than one s stomach, butterflies in one s stomach, turn one s stomach …   Словарь американских идиом

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