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Definition of eat up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

eat up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

eat up

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eat somethingup

 
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 to eat all of something Eat up! We have to go out soon. Come on. Eat up your potatoes.

eat somebody up

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to fill someone with a particular emotion so that they cannot think of anything else She was eaten up by regrets.

eat somethingup

 
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to use something in large quantities Legal costs had eaten up all the savings she had.
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