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Is it grammatically correct to say "I'm done with my apple pie" to indicate that you are finished eating it. I don't want to necessarily imply that I didn't like it.

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    Note that there is a difference between "I have finished eating it" and "I am finished eating it". – chasly from UK Oct 31 '15 at 23:36
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    One of my friends used to say, "Potatoes are done..." but I think this is really prescriptivist, and nobody I know observes this distinction 100% of the time. We say we're done all the time to indicate we've finished eating no matter what the reason. – Jim Nov 1 '15 at 0:31
  • If you really don't want to imply you didn't like it, "done" is... well, brusque. "I've had enough, thanks. It was delicious." is nicer, though done is correct as well. – anongoodnurse Nov 1 '15 at 2:41
  • "I'm done with my apple pie" is perfectly fine and reasonably idiomatic. "I'm finished with my apple pie" might be a hair better, since "done" can carry a negative connotation if (accidentally?) emphasized (even though there's no such connotation if not emphasized). – Hot Licks Nov 1 '15 at 2:52
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    You should not use "grammatically correct" when asking how it would sound. – user140086 Nov 1 '15 at 5:48
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It is grammatically correct, yes. It could mean either that you've eaten all of your apple pie ("I'm done with my apple pie; is there any more left?"), or that you've eaten as much as you'd like to ("I'm done with my apple pie; does anyone want the rest?"). It does not necessarily imply that you didn't like it, but if you say this after eating only a little bit, people will likely infer as much.

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