Meaning: to use up, or reduce the amount of, something of value
- eat into sth High fuel costs have been eating into many airlines' profit margins.
- eat into sth Answering work-related emails is starting to seriously eat into my free time.
Nouns often used as objects with eat into: savings, profits, income, time, free time
Which of these could eat into the value of your savings?
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Contributor: Matt Errey