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  • 21eat away at something — (or eat something away) erode or destroy something gradually the sun and wind eat away at the ice | prevents bone from being eaten away ■ use up (profits, resources, or time), esp. when they are intended for other purposes inflation can eat away… …

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  • 22eat something away or eat away at/into — erode or destroy something gradually. → eat …

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  • 23eat away at somebody — …

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  • 24gradually eat away — index erode Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 25To eat away — Вытравливать (печатную форму) …

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  • 26eat — W1S1 [i:t] v past tense ate [et, eıt US eıt] past participle eaten [ˈi:tn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(meal)¦ 3 eat your words 4 eat your heart out 5 eat somebody alive/eat somebody for breakfast 6¦(use)¦ 7 eat humble pie …

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  • 27eat — [ it ] (past tense ate [ eıt ] ; past participle eat|en [ itn ] ) verb intransitive or transitive *** to put food into your mouth and swallow it: We sat on the grass and ate our sandwiches. Don t talk while you re eating. I ve eaten too much.… …

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  • 28eat out — {v.} 1. To eat in a restaurant; eat away from home. * /Fred ate out often even when he wasn t out of town./ 2. To rust, rot, or be destroyed in time. * /Rust had eaten out the gun barrel./ See: EAT AWAY …

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  • 29eat out — {v.} 1. To eat in a restaurant; eat away from home. * /Fred ate out often even when he wasn t out of town./ 2. To rust, rot, or be destroyed in time. * /Rust had eaten out the gun barrel./ See: EAT AWAY …

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  • 30eat — ► VERB (past ate; past part. eaten) 1) put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it. 2) (eat out or in) have a meal in a restaurant (or at home). 3) (eat something away or eat away at/into) gradually erode or des …

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  • 31eat out — Eat away, consume, gnaw out, erode, destroy …

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  • 32eat — /i:t/ verb past tense ate /et,eIt/ past participle eaten 1 FOOD a) (I, T) to put food in your mouth and swallow it: Vegetarians don t eat meat. | something to eat (=some food): Would you like something to eat? | eat like a bird (=eat very little) …

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  • 33eat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. consume, devour, eat up, feed, fare; erode, corrode, wear, rust. See food, deterioration. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To take as food] Syn. consume, devour, bite, chew, swallow, dine, feed, feed on, have a …

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  • 34eat */*/*/ — UK [iːt] / US [ɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms eat : present tense I/you/we/they eat he/she/it eats present participle eating past tense ate UK [et] / UK [eɪt] / US [eɪt] past participle eaten UK [ˈiːt(ə)n] / US [ˈɪt(ə)n] Other ways …

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  • 35eat — eater, n. /eet/, v., ate /ayt/; esp. Brit. /et/ or (Archaic) eat /et, eet/; eaten or (Archaic) eat /et, eet/; …

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  • 36eat out — verb eat at a restaurant or at somebody else s home • Syn: ↑dine out • Ant: ↑eat in • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames: Somebody s …

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  • 37eat — Synonyms and related words: ablate, absorb, assimilate, bite, bleed white, break bread, burn up, canker, consume, corrode, count calories, deplete, devour, diet, digest, disregard, dissolve, down, drain, drain of resources, drink, eat away, eat… …

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  • 38eat — verb (past ate ɛt, eɪt; past participle eaten) 1》 put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it.     ↘(eat out or in) have a meal in a restaurant (or at home). 2》 (eat something away or eat away at/into) erode or destroy something gradually.… …

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  • 39eat — [[t]i͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦ eats, eating, ate, eaten 1) VERB When you eat something, you put it into your mouth, chew it, and swallow it. [V n] She was eating a sandwich... [V n] The bananas should be eaten within two days …

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  • 40eat\ out — v 1. To eat in a restaurant; eat away from home. Fred ate out often even when he wasn t out of town. 2. To rust, rot, or be destroyed in time. Rust had eaten out the gun barrel. See: eat away …

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