eat (v):
worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
What's eating you?
eat (v):
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
The acid corroded the metal.
The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

Related Words: corroderust
eat (v):
use up (resources or materials)
this car consumes a lot of gas.
We exhausted our savings.
They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Related Words: consumedepleteexhaust
eat (v):
eat a meal; take a meal
We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls.
I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation
eat (v):
take in solid food
She was eating a banana.
What did you eat for dinner last night?
eat (v):
take in food; used of animals only
This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat.
What do whales eat?

Related Words: feed
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A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth

Adı yalancıya çıkan, doğru söylese bile kimseyi inandıramaz.
If people think that you are a liar, they will not believe anything you say.

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