sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach” in the English Dictionary

"sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach" in British English

See all translations

sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach

humorous something that you say when someone has taken more ​food than they can ​eat
(Definition of sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sb's eyes are bigger than their belly/stomach”
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼大肚子小, 眼馋肚饱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼闊肚窄, 眼饞肚飽…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More