clean one's plate

idiom

: to eat all the food on one's plate
The children were not allowed to have dessert until they had cleaned their plates.

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“Clean one's plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clean%20one%27s%20plate. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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