eyes are bigger than one's stomach


used to say that someone has taken more food than he or she can possibly eat
I can't finish my meal—I guess my eyes were bigger than my stomach!

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eyes are bigger than one's stomach

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“Eyes are bigger than one's stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyes%20are%20bigger%20than%20one%27s%20stomach. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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