Phrasal Verbs with 'Chew'

Chew off

Remove by biting

Example: The dog CHEWED OFF the man's face.

Chew on

Thinks about something carefully before deciding

Example: I'll CHEW ON it for a day or two and let you know what I think.

Chew out

Criticize someone angrily

Example: They CHEWED him OUT for being late.

Chew over

Think about an issue

Example: He asked for a few days to CHEW the matter OVER before he made a final decision.

Chew up

Cut into small pieces with your teeth

Example: The puppy CHEWED UP the newspaper.

Chew up

Damage something inside a machine

Example: The video CHEWED my tape UP.