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    "I really ate it on the teast!"
    What does this sentence mean?

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    Re: Eat.1

    "I really ate it on the test." Means I failed miserably, did very poorly.

    This idiom comes from the sport of car racing, where the car in front stirs up a lot of dirt and proclaims "eat my dust!" Those that "eat it" are in last place.

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