Значение идиомы use up

[use up] {v. phr.} 1. To use until nothing is left; spend orconsume completely.

Don’t use up all the soap. Leave me some towash with.

Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies.

Compare: GIVE OUT. 2. {informal} To tire completely; make verytired; exhaust; leave no strength or force in. – Usually used in thepassive.

After rowing the boat across the lake, Robert was usedup.

Compare: GIVE OUT, WEAR OUT.


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