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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 humble pie.
Translations of “eat humble pie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認錯, 道歉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认错, 道歉…
(Definition of eat humble pie from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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