Spanish for going through a bad situation while feeling impotent. "comer mierda" o "comio mierda" means literally to eat shit. It is used as an analogy for having to go through a bad moment or unpleasant situation.
Carlos comio mierda cuando vio a su ex con el nuevo novio. Charles "comio mierda" when he saw his ex with her new boyfriend.
by Roberto Doumet March 05, 2010