eat something up with a spoon

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eat something up with a spoon (third-person singular simple present eats something up with a spoon, present participle eating something up with a spoon, simple past ate something up with a spoon, past participle eaten something up with a spoon)

  1. (slang) To accept something very eagerly.
    • 2010, J. D. Robb, Rapture in Death:
      The public not only has the right to know, they eat it up with a spoon. Ratings rocketed.
    • 2016, Hollis Shiloh, Keep
      I liked how relaxing it was, sleeping with Colin. He never pushed, and he touched me like I was worth memorizing, cherishing. I hadn't had a lot of that in my life, and heaven help me, I ate it up with a spoon.

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