eat your words
Meaning: If you eat your words, you admit that something you said was wrong.
- The president was forced to eat his words after it was shown that what he'd said wasn't true.
- Martina said I'd never win a gold medal, but now that I have she'll have to eat her words.
Bernie said I couldn't possibly get Marion to go on a date, and he had to eat his words when I
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Contributor: Matt Errey