To eat crow, or to eat humble pie
To eat crow, or to eat humble pie (English) — To admit to, or prove to be wrong after taking a strong position.
To be humble in error. Thus eating humble pie. Eating crow has a real history. Crow eat carrion, the meat is considered foul tasting, and barely consumable. Eating it would be out of necessity and in humility.
To eat crow, or to eat humble pie — проглотить обиду; униженно извиняться; сносить оскорбления; признать ошибку, неправоту.