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synonyms for eat crow

  • eat dirt
  • eat humble pie
  • eat one's words
  • eat shit
  • swallow one's pride
  • tuck one's tail
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How to use eat crow in a sentence

Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
You see Squinty, like most little pigs, thought more of something to eat than of anything else.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Many of his bird neighbors,p. 31 for instance, liked the same things to eat that he did.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
And he quite agreed with old Mr. Crow, who had come hurrying up to see what was going on.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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