Phrasal Verbs With 'Eat'

We have 7 phrasal verb definition related to 'eat'.

Eat away

Meaning:

Destroy slowly

Example:

The disease EATS the liver AWAY.

Eat in

Meaning:

Eat at home

Example:

We didn't feel like going to a restaurant so we ATE IN.

Eat into

Meaning:

Use something valuable when you don't want to

Example:

We've had to EAT INTO our savings since I lost my job.

Eat out

Meaning:

Eat in a restaurant

Example:

We couldn't be bothered to cook so we ATE OUT last night.

Eat up

Meaning:

Eat all of something

Example:

If you don't EAT UP your greens, you won't get any dessert.

Eat up

Meaning:

Consume

Example:

This car EATS UP petrol.

Eat up

Meaning:

Consume something you don't want to be consumed

Example:

The graphics EAT UP our bandwidth- they're costing us a fortune.


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