What is the Meaning of the Idiom
EAT LIKE A PIG?
to eat a lot in a messy, and probably noisy and disgusting, manner
- My mom thinks I should consider going out with her friend’s son, but he’s disgusting! He was at our house with his family for my mom’s birthday, and he eats like a pig. There is no way I would ever go out with him.
Important Cultural Tips
In western cultures (such as Canada), the following table manners are important:
- chew with your mouth closed (do not let others see the chewed food in your mouth);
- chew and drink quietly;
- do not talk with food in your mouth;
- do not drink from a soup bowl; and
- absolutely no burping.