eyes are bigger than stomach


eyes are bigger than stomach
(someone's) eyes are bigger than (their) belly/stomach humorous something that you say when someone has taken more food than they can eat.

I can't finish this piece of cake. I'm afraid my eyes were bigger than my stomach as usual.


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  • someone's eyes are bigger than stomach — (someone s) eyes are bigger than (their) belly/stomach humorous something that you say when someone has taken more food than they can eat. I can t finish this piece of cake. I m afraid my eyes were bigger than my stomach as usual …   New idioms dictionary

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — If someone s eyes are bigger than their stomach, they are greedy and take on more than they can consume or manage …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — {informal} You want more food than you can eat. * /Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach./ * / Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — {informal} You want more food than you can eat. * /Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach./ * / Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes\ are\ bigger\ than\ one's\ stomach — informal You want more food than you can eat. Annie took a second big helping of pudding, but her eyes were bigger than her stomach. Your eyes are bigger than your stomach, mother told little Tommy when he piled up food on his plate …   Словарь американских идиом

  • eyes are bigger than their stomach — (someone s) eyes are bigger than (their) belly/stomach humorous something that you say when someone has taken more food than they can eat. I can t finish this piece of cake. I m afraid my eyes were bigger than my stomach as usual …   New idioms dictionary

  • eyes are bigger than their belly — (someone s) eyes are bigger than (their) belly/stomach humorous something that you say when someone has taken more food than they can eat. I can t finish this piece of cake. I m afraid my eyes were bigger than my stomach as usual …   New idioms dictionary

  • eyes are bigger than belly — (someone s) eyes are bigger than (their) belly/stomach humorous something that you say when someone has taken more food than they can eat. I can t finish this piece of cake. I m afraid my eyes were bigger than my stomach as usual …   New idioms dictionary

  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach — one wants more food than one can eat His eyes are bigger than his stomach. He will never finish all of the food that he took …   Idioms and examples

  • your eyes are bigger than your stomach — ◇ If your eyes are bigger than your stomach, you have taken more food than you can possibly eat. I can t finish my meal–I guess my eyes were bigger than my stomach! • • • Main Entry: ↑eye your eyes are bigger than your stomach see ↑eye, 1 • • •… …   Useful english dictionary