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Meaning of “eat sb for breakfast” in the English Dictionary

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eat sb for breakfast

informal to be ​able to very ​easilycontrol or ​defeat someone: He ​eatspeople like you for ​breakfast.
(Definition of eat sb for breakfast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eat sb for breakfast”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不费吹灰之力制服(或打败)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不費吹灰之力地制伏(或打敗)…
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