eat one's words

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To regret or retract what one has said.
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He didn't think I could do it, but I proved him wrong and made him eat his words.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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