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    Is at your words very informal or neutral expression can we imagine a manager in a big firm saying to one of his employees "You will have to eat your words" one day" or not ?

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    Default Re: eat one's words

    Quote Originally Posted by magdalena View Post
    Is at your words very informal or neutral expression can we imagine a manager in a big firm saying to one of his employees "You will have to eat your words" one day" or not ?
    Informal yes, neutral no, it's a fairly aggressive expression.

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