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Definition of eat up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

eat up

 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've got to go out soon. Come on. Eat up your potatoes.
[usually passive] to fill somebody with a particular emotion so that they cannot think of anything else She was eaten up by regrets.
to use something in large quantities Legal costs had eaten up all the savings she had.
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