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eat crow

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  • eat crow — {v. phr.} To admit you are mistaken or defeated; take back a mistaken statement. * /John had boasted that he would play on the first team; but when the coach did not choose him, he had to eat crow./ * /Fred said he could beat the new man in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat crow — {v. phr.} To admit you are mistaken or defeated; take back a mistaken statement. * /John had boasted that he would play on the first team; but when the coach did not choose him, he had to eat crow./ * /Fred said he could beat the new man in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat crow — (USA) If you eat crow, you have to admit that you were wrong about something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eat crow — phrasal : to accept what one has fought against : recede from a position taken * * * eat crow , ● eat * * * eat crow american informal phrase to admit that you were wrong about something Thesaurus: to admit you are wrong or have done something… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eat\ crow — v. phr. To admit you are mistaken or defeated; take back a mistaken statement. John had boasted that he would play on the first team; but when the coach did not choose him, he had to eat crow. Fred said he could beat the new man in boxing, but he …   Словарь американских идиом

  • eat crow —    If you eat crow, you admit that you were wrong about something and apologize.     He had no option but to eat crow and admit that his analysis was wrong …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • eat crow — tv. to display total humility, especially when shown to be wrong. □ Well, it looks like I was wrong, and I’m going to have to eat crow. □ I’ll be eating crow if I’m not shown to be right …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • eat crow — verb To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error. He must apologise, he saw that clearly enough, must eat crow, as he told himself …   Wiktionary

  • eat crow — admit you were wrong, take back what you said (See take it back    When I lost the bet, I had to eat crow admit I was wrong …   English idioms

  • eat crow — admit one is mistaken or defeated He was forced to eat crow when the figures that he gave us at the meeting were all wrong …   Idioms and examples

  • eat crow — to publicly admit you were wrong about something. Charles had to eat crow and tell them they were right all along …   New idioms dictionary

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