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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EAT HUMBLE PIE

No girl in our school would come and eat humble pie like this.

If I'm wrong I'll eat humble pie, but I'm not eatin' any now, thank you.

Of course she would have to eat humble pie about the war, but he was the last man to say “I told you so!”

I shrewdly suspect that that estimable gentleman is going to eat humble pie, of my baking, from his wife's recipe.

He'll hate to have to eat humble pie to Bruce after all his din against Bruce's way of thinking.

She had expected him to eat humble pie, to throw himself at her feet and implore forgiveness; but, no!

If this was an impracticable course to pursue, it was evident that he must abandon it and eat humble pie.

I do really assure you she won't; it's only wasting your time, and making you eat humble pie.

"If father has to eat humble pie to Mr. Nugent on my account it will be simply rotten," she murmured.

He had thought himself in an unpleasant fix before; and that to escape scot free he must eat humble pie with a bad grace.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EAT HUMBLE PIE

eat crow

verbhumble oneself
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.