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Spanish translation of “eat”

eat

verb /iːt/ (past tense ate /et eit; (American) eit/, past participle eaten)
to (chew and) swallow; to take food They are forbidden to eat meat They ate up all the cakes She was eating a chocolate biscuit. eatable adjective (negative uneatable) fit to be eaten The meal was scarcely eatable. eat into to destroy or waste gradually Acid eats into metal The school fees have eaten into our savings. eat one’s words to admit humbly that one was mistaken in saying something I’ll make him eat his words!
(Definition of eat from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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