eat at


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.eat at - become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
decay, dilapidate, crumble - fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
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Agno, let the killing of the dogs begin so that the canoe-men shall eat at due time.
Eat at least three cups of legumes a week, says the government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Indeed, "if we give a fair amount of oxyntomodulin to animals, they don't eat at all," Bloom notes.
This is a sign that your body needs to eat at this time in order to keep up.
adults eat at least three servings of whole grains daily.
I'd be too upset to eat at home because my parents were always bickering at the dinning room table.
Such qualified indicia of ownership must be held by the EAT at all times from the date of acquisition by the EAT until the property is transferred.
I eat at my desk,'' says Rita McGuire, human resources manager at Catalina Express in San Pedro, ``or I do 20,000 errands.