Would you check my sentences? I wonder if consume is used correctly.
a. His car consumes lots of gas.
b. Professional athletes in their childhood didn't have too much time to hang out with friends; practicing consumed their time.
a. Several buildings were consumed in the earthquake.
b. The head-on collision left both cars consumed.
4. The doctor has told her to consume more vegetables. (I wonder if consume here is considered formal to eat.)
5. He likes to live dangerously and tends to consume all his salary playing cards.
a. He's a huge gambler and consumes statistics.
b. To become a great champion you have to consume tennis; if you are only determined to make a lot of money, you will fail.
7. "...pain that consumed her." It's a excerpt from an article. I wonder if consume can also be used if people are killing one another?
The man who consumed two people was arrested yesterday.
Thanks in advance.
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