eat your heart out

Eat your heart out
If someone tells you to eat your heart out, they are saying they are better than you at something.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • eat your heart out — humorous phrase used for saying that you are doing something much better than a famous person does it Thesaurus: to be the best or better than someone elsesynonym Main entry: eat * * * eat your heart out : to be jealous …   Useful english dictionary

  • eat your heart out — eat (your) heart out you should be sorry for the choices you have made. I thought I d become famous, and I could say Eat your heart out to every girl I d ever gone out with. Usage notes: usually said as if it were an order, as in the example …   New idioms dictionary

  • eat your heart out! — eat your ˈheart out! idiom (informal) used to compare two things and say that one of them is better • Look at him dance! Eat your heart out, Fred Astaire (= he dances even better than Fred Astaire). Main entry: ↑eat …   Useful english dictionary

  • eat your heart out! — (someone), eat your heart out! humorous something that you say which means that you or someone you know can do something better than a person who is famous for doing that thing. I m taking singing lessons. Celine Dion, eat your heart out! …   New idioms dictionary

  • eat your heart out — envy my prize, wish that you had one    When Kurt won the Porsche, he said, Eat your heart out, guys …   English idioms

  • eat your heart out — humorous used for saying that you are doing something much better than a famous person does it …   English dictionary

  • eat your heart out (for somebody) — eat your ˈheart out (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to feel very unhappy, especially because you want sb/sth you cannot have • I m not going to mope at home, eating my heart out for some man. Main entry: ↑eatidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • eat your heart out (for something) — eat your ˈheart out (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to feel very unhappy, especially because you want sb/sth you cannot have • I m not going to mope at home, eating my heart out for some man. Main entry: ↑eatidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone, eat your heart out! — (someone), eat your heart out! humorous something that you say which means that you or someone you know can do something better than a person who is famous for doing that thing. I m taking singing lessons. Celine Dion, eat your heart out! …   New idioms dictionary

  • eat one's heart out — {v. phr.} To grieve long and hopelessly; to become thin and weak from sorrow. * /For months after her husband s death, Joanne simply ate her heart out./ * /We sometimes hear of a dog eating its heart out for a dead owner./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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