Значение идиомы eat up

[eat up] {v.} 1. To eat all of.

After hiking all afternoon, theyquickly ate up all of the dinner.

2. To use all of.

Idle talk hadeaten up the hour before they knew it.

3. {slang} To accept eagerly;welcome.

The girls told John he was a hero because he made thewinning touchdown, and he ate up their praise.

Jim told Marthathat she was as smart as she was beautiful and Martha ate it up.


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