To eat humble pie

Related to To eat humble pie: A pig in a poke
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Finally, Hobday claimed the impromptu Staff Competition winning by 1 shot in a fiercely fought battle on the Par 3 course although he had to eat humble pie as the school's main contest was won by Dubai English Speaking College where his brother David is head of economics.
NEIL WARNOCK says Chris Sutton will have to eat humble pie after his doom-laden predictions for Cardiff.
The former Manchester United midfielder had predicted Town to be relegated this term, but admitted he had to eat humble pie after the Terriers achieved Premier League safety with back-to-back draws with Manchester City and Chelsea.
Parker, 53, said: "This is my moment to eat humble pie. I didn't think Mourinho was the right man - but he has proved me wrong.
But their critics had to eat humble pie when the got the share of popular vote right to within one per cent.
So I am happy to eat humble pie and may I suggest that you give the book a chance and make up your own mind!
I'M more than happy to eat humble pie after Super-Saturday.
Cirrus Des Aigles set off on the road to redemption at Maisons-Laffitte and any remaining doubters were made to eat humble pie as the French star showed he is peaking at exactly the right time with a demolition of his rivals in the Prix Dollar.
In 2006, David Cameron described UKIP as 'full of fruit cakes and racists' - but had to eat humble pie when the party later gained notable election successes.
When the sudden shock of reality hit them that they were all in the same financial boat, they - very reluctantly - had to eat humble pie! After all, were they not all sharing the same currency?
A QUESTION OF TASTE (BBC Two, 7.30pm) [bar] If you thought that the TV execs had come up with every possible idea for shows involving food, prepare to eat humble pie. The Beeb has had a brainwave, and is serving up another gastronomic delight for foodies who know their onions.
ROGER FEDERER admits he may have to eat humble pie if Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic reach Sunday's Wimbledon final.