Spanish translation of ate
past tense of verbof eatverb:intransitive
Example Sentences Including 'ate'
I made a salad to go with the kebabs and broke open some beers and we sat on the floor and ate the food.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
She ate at the appointed cafés at the appointed hours, she walked the routes, rang the numbers, spoke the words.CHAMELEON (2002)
They all ate the lamb, even the servants in the dimly lit kitchen.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Trends of 'ate'
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⇒ there's nothing to eat
no hay nada de or que comer
⇒ would you like something to eat?
¿quieres comer algo?
⇒ he won't eat you(informal)
no te va a morder
⇒ what's eating you?(informal)
¿qué mosca te ha picado?
⇒ to eat one's fill
⇒ to eat one's lunch
⇒ to eat one's way through the menu
pedir todos los platos de la carta
idiom: he's eating us out of house and home (informal)
come por ocho
idiom: to eat one's words
tragarse las palabras
⇒ he eats like a horse
come más que una lima nueva
⇒ he always eats well
siempre tiene buen apetito
idiom: I've got him eating out of my hand
lo tengo dominado
Example Sentences Including 'eat'
He was starting to eat the second fish, beginning with the tail.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
At lunchtime the streets began to fill with people looking for something to eat.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Coming to the hotel, taking me out to eat -- neither was necessary.CHAMELEON (2002)
Translation of ate from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary