English version

eat up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheat up phrasal verb1 EATto eat all of something Come on, eat up, there’s a good girl.eat something ↔ up She’s made a cake and wants us to help eat it up.2 eat something ↔ up informalUSE/CONSUME to use a lot of something, especially until there is none left Big cars just eat up money.3 be eaten up with/by jealousy/anger/curiosity etcVERY to be very jealous, angry etc, so that you cannot think about anything else eat→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
eat upWe were always taught to eat our vegetables up.Margaret ate it all up and then asked for more.Non-energy saving light bulbs just eat up electricity.The V8 is a very powerful engine, but it really eats up gas.My rent eats up most of my money.Come on, boys -- eat up your supper and get to bed.
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Verb table
eat
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyeat
he, she, iteats
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyate
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave eaten
he, she, ithas eaten
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad eaten
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill eat
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have eaten
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam eating
he, she, itis eating
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you, we, theyare eating
Past
I, he, she, itwas eating
you, we, theywere eating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been eating
he, she, ithas been eating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been eating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be eating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been eating
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