to eat humble pie = to admit your error and apologize
What is a bully? A bully is a person who uses their strength or power to frighten or hurt weaker people, "Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary" says.
Pay attention to this: A bully never ever rises against "stronger people" because he/she is convinced of defeat. A bully is a coward. They have no courage to eat humble pie. When their evil deeds
come to light, they do nothing but explain
away their actions by
saying "It was just harmless fun. I didn't mean to hurt anyone." An evil deeds
calls forth fearful retribution. Pretending to be insensitive will get you nowhere! Anyone stupid enough to have a finger in the pie that deserves punishing and eating humble pie
. Victims will never forget bullies
. I also had a bitter experience in my childhood. Against my will, her face and voice crosses my mind whenever I hear the problem of bullying in schools.
1) According to the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, ....
2) deserves punishment on top of the big heaping slice they've earned!
3) being bullied