Of course she would have to eat humble pie about the war, but he was the last man to say “I told you so!”
I shrewdly suspect that that estimable gentleman is going to eat humble pie, of my baking, from his wife's recipe.
If I'm wrong I'll eat humble pie, but I'm not eatin' any now, thank you.
He'll hate to have to eat humble pie to Bruce after all his din against Bruce's way of thinking.
No girl in our school would come and eat humble pie like this.
She had expected him to eat humble pie, to throw himself at her feet and implore forgiveness; but, no!
I'll eat humble pie and call myself hard names, if you insist; only—gracious goodness!
If this was an impracticable course to pursue, it was evident that he must abandon it and eat humble pie.
Here's where I bring home the bacon and make my friend, the major, eat humble pie.
I do really assure you she won't; it's only wasting your time, and making you eat humble pie.
To be forced to acknowledge one's deficiencies or errors: “Professor Norris had to eat humble pie when the reviewers pointed out numerous factual errors in his book.” Humble pie refers to a dish originally made from the innards of a deer.