To take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy
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I see you didn't eat all the food you took from the buffet. I guess your eyes were bigger than your belly, huh?

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Modified by TriplePurple on June 24, 2024

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avere gli occhi più grandi del proprio ventre

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