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to eat / to consume / to eat at (a cafeteria etc) / to eradicate / to destroy / to absorb / to suffer / to stammer (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [ji2])
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variant of
tasty / delicious
snack / refreshments / CL:
to suffer losses / to come to grief / to lose out / to get the worst of it / to be at a disadvantage / unfortunately
to entail strenuous effort / to toil at a task / strenuous / laborious / strain
to have a meal / to eat / to make a living
to be fond of eating / to be gluttonous
(video games) PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) / battle royale game / last-man-standing game / to play PUBG (or similar game) / to win at PUBG (or similar game)
chowhound / foodie / a good-for-nothing
to stammer / to stutter / also pr. [kou3 ji2]
to feel jealous
hardworking and enduring hardships (idiom)
to eat up / to consume
to take medicine
way of eating / how something is eaten / how a dish is prepared / the way a dish is to be cooked
gluttonous / voracious
to provide full board
to eat one's fill
to be startled / to be shocked / to be amazed
to have a surprise (idiom); shocked or startled / gobsmacked
to eat and drink / food and drink
to bear hardships
peanut gallery (esp. in online forums) / onlookers who are interested in the spectacle but don't have anything knowledgeable to say about it / (neologism c. 2016)
to finish eating
to eat on the sly / to pilfer food / to be unfaithful
to eat, drink and be merry (idiom) / to abandon oneself to a life of pleasure
(onom.) sound of muffled laughter (chuckling, tittering etc) / sound of stammering
to be unable to tolerate or endure / to find sth difficult to manage
mukbang, genre of online broadcast consisting of the host eating food while interacting with their audience
food and lodging / to stay (at some place) and eat meals (there)
to be a vegetarian
in short supply / dire / tense / critical / hard-pressed / important
to eat without paying / to eat for free
happy to partake but not prepared to do any work (idiom) / all take and no give
popular / in demand / well regarded
to suck the breast (for milk)
to rival sb for the affection of a man or woman / to be jealous of a rival in a love affair
to eat (of bird or animal) / to feed
food / edibles
to live off a woman
lit. an old cow eats young grass (idiom) / fig. a May-December relationship / a romance where the man is significantly older than the woman
to make the most of one's youthfulness in one's choice of employment (e.g. modeling)
to start eating
to eat tofu / (fig.) to flirt / to tease
"meals prepared at separate stoves", slogan of the program of fiscal decentralization that began in the 1980s in the PRC
Pac-Man (computer game)
food and clothing
(neologism c. 2015) (slang) (used jokingly) to live on dirt (typically because one has spent all one's money on consumer items)
dinner invitations, grabbing, obstructing and demanding bribes / all kinds of abuse of power
to gorge oneself / to pig out
not to be trifled with / to be reckoned with
to shock / to amaze
table manners
to eat, drink, shit, piss, and sleep / (fig.) the ordinary daily routine
to freeload for food
to live frugally / to economize on food and clothing / to scrimp and save
to devour
drinking water / to obtain water (for daily needs) / to absorb water / draft (of ship)
susceptible to force but not persuasion
unable to get anything to eat / to miss a meal
to eat and drink as much as one likes / to make a pig of oneself
(of a villain) to do the dirty on another villain
to gobble up / to gorge oneself on (food)
all-you-can-eat (buffet) (Tw)
to cost one dearly / to end disastrously / to pay bitterly
to eat indiscriminately
(of food) to absorb oil / (of a vehicle) to guzzle fuel
to stuff oneself with food
Fall into the moat and you'll be wiser next time (idiom); One only learns from one's mistakes.
arduous and thankless task (idiom); strenuous and unrewarding
to work against the interests of sb one derives support from / to double-cross one's employer / to bite the hand that feeds you
to get sick because of bad food
Enjoy your meal! / Bon appetit!
(coll.) snack food
to dine and dash / to leave without paying
to embezzle by adding to the payroll employees existing in name only
be unpopular / won't work
to go dining, wining, whoring and gambling / to lead a life of dissipation
(lit.) to have swallowed gunpowder / (fig.) to be ablaze with anger / ornery / snappy
lit. eats soft food, but refuses hard food (idiom) / amenable to coaxing but not coercion
one cannot achieve glory and wealth without having been through trials and tribulations (proverb) / no pain, no gain
to beg for food
to refuse a toast only to be forced to drink a forfeit / fig. to hesitate to do sth until forced to do even more
to ask for trouble (idiom) / to make a rod for one's own back
to be a guest at a dinner party / to be wined and dined (as a bribe)
to eat depending on the dish (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
(lit.) to have taken the wrong medicine / (fig.) (of one's behavior etc) different than usual / abnormal
to cadge a meal
having nothing better to do
lit. eyeing what's in the pot as one eats from one's bowl (idiom) / not content with what one already has / (of men, typically) to have the wandering eye
hasty men don't get to eat hot tofu (idiom) / one just has to be patient / haste will ruin everything
lit. if you can't eat it all, you'll have to take it home (idiom) / fig. you'll have to take the consequences
to be popular / to be getting on well / much in demand
lit. to eat delicious food and drink hard liquor (idiom) / fig. to live well
to plunder the homes of the wealthy for food (in times of famine) / (of sb who has no income) to rely on others / to demand a "contribution" or "loan" from a business or wealthy individual

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