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 Meanings and Examples of EAT
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eat
 v.  put or take food into the mouth
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Where gardening is done all sorts of delightful things to eat are turned up with the soil.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  I thought I'd let you eat your dinner first.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  They're that hungry they don't know how to get enough to eat without makin talk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  "I think we shall have to eat it all this morning, Mary," Colin always ended by saying.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  "I am sorry to hear that you do not eat anything," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  All I could get to eat was berries and what was left over from breakfast.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
7  When breakfast was ready we lolled on the grass and eat it smoking hot.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
8  We spread the blankets inside for a carpet, and eat our dinner in there.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
9  I done it, and he eat it and said it would help cure him.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
10  They all smoked and talked, and I eat and talked.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
11  Families fetched their dinners with them from the country, and eat them in the wagons.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
12  They had something to eat and drink; and then went into a corner, where straw and carpets were lying.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
13  Then there was great rejoicing made; but the horse would not eat, the bird would not sing, and the princess wept.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
14  Yes, yes,' answered the mouse, 'by all means go, and if you get anything very good to eat, think of me.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
15  And once Gretel was inside, she intended to shut the oven and let her bake in it, and then she would eat her, too.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
Example Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
16  Before you make a friend, eat a bushel of salt with him.
17  You cannot eat your cake and have your cake.
18  Girls always eat like a bird in order to keep a slender figure.
19  His hot pancakes are delicious, you buy them straight from the kitchen to eat in your hands.
20  It became fashionable to eat certain kinds of fish.
21  The child refuses to eat this fruit without first picking out the stones.
22  A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend before he knows him.
23  People should eat less fat to reduce the risk of heart disease.
24  Scornful dogs will eat dirty puddings.
25  Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.
26  Carrion crows bewail the dead sheep and then eat them.
27  He that will eat the nut must first crack the shell.
28  Those who eat best and drink best often do worst.
29  We eat with knife and fork.
30  He boasted that he could eat a horse.