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eat

verb [I/T]  /it/ ( past tense ate  /eɪt/, past participle eaten  /ˈi·tən/) us  

eat verb [I/T] (HAVE FOOD)

to put food into the mouth, chew it, and swallow it: [T] He ate a hamburger for lunch. [I] When I’ve got a cold, I don’t feel like eating. [I] We usually eat (= have a meal) at about 7 p.m. [I] Let’s eat in/out (= have a meal at home/at a restaurant) tonight.

eat verb [I/T] (DAMAGE)

to damage or destroy something: [I always + adv/prep] Running water had gradually eaten into the rock, forming a channel.
Translations of “eat”
in Korean 먹다, 식사를 하다…
in Arabic يَأْكُل, يَتناوَل الطعام…
in French manger…
in Turkish yemek, yemek yemek…
in Italian mangiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吃…
in Russian есть, питаться…
in Polish jeść…
in Spanish comer…
in Portuguese comer, almoçar, jantar…
in German essen…
in Catalan menjar…
in Japanese 食べる, 食事をする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吃…
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