echarse al plato

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echarse al plato

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: to serve (on an dish, plate).
  2. (idiomatic, Mexico) to eat, eat up, devour; to consume
    Ayer me eché cinco quesadillas en la cena.
    Yesterday I ate up five quesadillas.
  3. (idiomatic, Mexico) to kill someone or something
    Ya se echaron al plato al alcalde.
    Now the mayor was killed.