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eat one's own dogfood exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
[Fig.]
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
n.
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
exp.
symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
n.
Affectionate term used to address or refer to one's girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc. The acronym means Before Anything Else.
[Fam.] Exemple: I love you, bae.
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
n.
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
n.
tempting someone with promise of reward (an attractive person in general) to reveal information or to test one's partner loyalty, faithfulness : can be for lovers, business partners, espionage
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
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eat

  

      vb   , eats, eating, ate, eaten  
1    to take into the mouth and swallow (food, etc.), esp. after biting and chewing  
2    tr; often foll by: away or up   to destroy as if by eating  
the damp had eaten away the woodwork     
3    often foll by: into   to use up or waste  
taxes ate into his inheritance     
4    often foll by: into or through   to make (a hole, passage, etc.) by eating or gnawing  
rats ate through the floor     
5    to take or have (a meal or meals)  
we always eat at six     
6    tr   to include as part of one's diet  
he doesn't eat fish     
7    tr  
Informal   to cause to worry; make anxious  
what's eating you?     
8    tr  
Taboo slang   to perform cunnilingus or fellatio upon  
9    I'll eat my hat if  
Informal   to be greatly surprised if (something happens that proves one wrong)  
10    eat one's heart out   to brood or pine with grief or longing  
11    eat one's words          to take back something said; recant; retract  
12    eat out of (someone's) hand   to be entirely obedient to (someone)  
13    eat (someone) out of house and home   to ruin (someone, esp. one's parent or one's host) by consuming all his food  
   See also       eat out       eats       eat up  
     (Old English etan; related to Gothic itan, Old High German ezzan, Latin edere, Greek edein, Sanskrit admi)  
  eater      n  
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