make a pig of oneself


make a pig of oneself
make a pig of oneself
Fig. to eat too much, too fast, or noisily; to eat more than one's share. •

Don't make a pig of yourself!

Sam is making a pig of himself and taking more than his share.

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{v. phr.}, {informal} To overindulge; eat too much. * /Mary said, "This dessert is so delicious that I am going to make a pig of myself and have some more."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • make a pig of oneself — {v. phr.}, {informal} To overindulge; eat too much. * /Mary said, This dessert is so delicious that I am going to make a pig of myself and have some more. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make a pig of oneself — ► make a pig of oneself informal overeat. Main Entry: ↑pig …   English terms dictionary

  • make a pig of oneself — (informal) To overindulge in food or drink • • • Main Entry: ↑pig * * * informal overeat; eat more than one’s share …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pig of oneself — tv. to overeat; to take more of something than anyone else gets; to be selfish. □ Please don’t make a ig out of yourself. □ I have a tendency to make a pig of myself at affairs like this …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • make\ a\ pig\ of\ oneself — v. phr. informal To overindulge; eat too much. Mary said, this dessert is so delicious that I am going to make a pig of myself and have some more …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make a pig of oneself — informal overeat. → pig …   English new terms dictionary

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  • pig — noun 1》 an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout, kept for its meat. [Sus domesticus.]     ↘a wild animal related to this; a hog. [Family Suidae.]     ↘N. Amer. a young pig; a piglet. 2》 informal a greedy …   English new terms dictionary

  • pig — I. /pɪg / (say pig) noun 1. the common domesticated swine, Sus scrofa, descended from the wild boar, widely distributed with humans and bred into many varieties to provide meat and fat; feral populations in Australia cause great ecological damage …   Australian English dictionary


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