Manger

Il mange comme quatre = He eats like an ogre.

Il a mangé son pain blanc le premier = He had the happiest part of his life first. (See Pain.)

Manger son blé en herbe = To anticipate one's revenue.

Il a mangé de la vache enragée = He has suffered many privations.

Il est très inquiet, il en perd le boire et le manger = He is very anxious, he has lost his appetite.