eat one out of house and home
phrasal to consume more than one can easily provide or afford

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eat one out of house and home — {v. phr.} 1. To eat so much as to cause economic hardship. * /Our teenaged sons are so hungry all the time that they may soon eat us out of house and home./ 2. To overstay one s welcome. * /We love Bob and Jane very much, but after two weeks we… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat one out of house and home — {v. phr.} 1. To eat so much as to cause economic hardship. * /Our teenaged sons are so hungry all the time that they may soon eat us out of house and home./ 2. To overstay one s welcome. * /We love Bob and Jane very much, but after two weeks we… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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