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Daemon
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have eyes bigger than (one's) stomach

To take more food than one is actually capable of eating. More...

Flagman
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016 2:10:14 AM

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It is exactly the same expression in French : "avoir les yeux plus gros que le ventre" ! ;-)
Sopharos
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016 2:28:04 AM

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You are right, dear Flagman, we have the same expression here in France and that's quite rare, thank you to mention it ! :-)

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Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016 4:24:03 PM

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Hungry eyes.
That's the literal translation of what we say in Croatian-Serbian.

I know this is an English forum but I am curious what is the literal English translation of the corresponding expression in other languages.

(I wonder if my sentence is clear. What I mean is, I would like an expression similar to English "have eyes bigger than (one's) stomach", in a language other than English, to be literally translated into English.)
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