eat humble pie Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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eat humble pie

(US also eat crow) informal to ​admit that you were ​wrong: After ​boasting that his ​company could ​outperform the industry's ​best, he's been ​forced to eat ​humblepie.
(Definition of eat humble pie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eat humble pie”
in Chinese (Simplified) 认错, 道歉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認錯, 道歉…
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