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dog-eat-dog marked by ruthless competition; merciless.
eat crow (informal) to back down, as from a strongly held position, and thereby be humiliated.
eat humble pie to be humbled, esp. by having to apologize for one's own obvious mistake or misbehavior.
eat one's words1 to retract what one has said.
eat one's words2 to admit that something one said was wrong.
eat up to ravage or consume, as by corrosion. [3 definitions]