Knowledgebase
Dialect Zone International Support > Dialect Zone International Support > Knowledgebase

Search help:


Eyes Are Bigger Than Stomach

Solution

The phrase does not literally mean that a person’s eyes are actually bigger than the person’s stomach. It basically means that a person has ordered more food than they are actually able to reasonably eat.

For Example:

The phrase is common with children because they may often order more food than they can eat at a restaurant. Here is an example in conversation: “My daughter ordered a lot of food, but her eyes are bigger than her stomach.”

 
Was this article helpful? yes / no
Related articles Butterflies In The Stomach
Take It Easy
Steer Clear
Bending Over Backwards
On The Ball
Article details
Article ID: 100
Category: Idioms
Date added: 2013-12-30 00:44:08
Views: 59
Rating (Votes): Article not rated yet (0)

 
« Go back