ADV. well We ate very well most of the time (= had lots of nice food). | healthily, properly, sensibly trying to eat more healthily He had not eaten properly for days. She doesn't eat sensibly (= doesn't eat food that is good for her). | hungrily | sparingly Barton did not feel very hungry and ate sparingly. | up Come on, eat up your lunch.
VERB + EAT get yourself sth to, find sth to, have sth to Have you got anything to eat? | have enough to | try and/to Try and eat something. It will do you good.
PHRASES eat and drink Go and get yourself something to eat and drink. | eat like a horse (= eat a lot) She's very thin but she eats like a horse!