to eat up aufessen | aß auf, aufgegessen |
to eat up abessen | aß ab, abgegessen | - aufessen
to eat sth. ⇔ up etw.Akk. aufessen | aß auf, aufgegessen |
to eat sth. ⇔ up etw.Akk. aufbrauchen | brauchte auf, aufgebraucht |
to eat sth. ⇔ up etw.Akk. verspeisen | verspeiste, verspeist |
to eat sth. ⇔ up etw.Akk. verzehren | verzehrte, verzehrt |
Siehe Wörterbuch: eat up
: to enjoy eagerly or avidly : lap —used with up
it was an amazing performance and the crowd ate it up
1 Use resources or time in very large quantities.
‘an operating system that eats up 200Mb of disk space’
1.1 Encroach on something.‘villagers fear that the countryside will be eaten up by concrete’
eat (sth) up
B2 to eat all the food that you have been given:
Be a good boy and eat up your vegetables.
[intransitive/transitive] mainly spoken to eat all of something
Come on, eat up your broccoli.
Eat up, and we’ll go for a walk.
[transitive] to use large amounts of your available time or money
Having children eats up a lot of a family’s income.
[transitive] [eat up something] to travel a particular distance easily and steadily
They drove on, eating up the distance between themselves and home.
eat it up
informal to like something so much that you want to hear or see more
The press argued over the book, and the public was eating it up.