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eat one`s heart out
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Definition: be jealous of someone else's achievements or good luck

Explanation: Used when gloating over the fact that you have something that someone else doesn't have.

Examples: Eat your heart out! I've got a promotion! - Janet's going to eat her heart out when she hears about Gertrude's new house.

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