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    Cool eat up

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    Instead of saying "Don't make me believe that", can I say "Don't make it eat it up" or "don't make me swallow that"?

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    Re: eat up

    You can use 'swallow', but I would say something like 'I'm not going to swallow that' as the idea of forcing someone to believe something doesn't work for me.

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    #3

    Re: eat up

    We also say, for example.

    A: I said the cat could dance.
    B: and he bought it?
    A: yes, he did. And... besides that, he bought the cat.


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