English version

eat somebody out of house and home

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheat somebody out of house and homeeat somebody out of house and homeEATto eat a lot of someone’s supply of food, so that they have to buy more – used humorously eat
Examples from the Corpus
eat somebody out of house and homeOur sixteen-year-old is eating us out of house and home.
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