Phrasal Verb 'swallow'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'swallow'.

Swallow up

Meaning:

Take control of something much smaller, like a company or state

Example:

The corporation SWALLOWED them UP before they could become a rival.

Swallow up

Meaning:

Consume or take a lot of time, money, etc

Example:

The project SWALLOWED UP all our money.

Swallow up

Meaning:

Destroy, make disappear

Example:

Flames SWALLOWED UP the building.