Phrasal Verbs

eat up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb eat up (1)


to eat all or most of something

For example

  • eat up sth How can I get my son to eat up all his vegetables? He says he hates them and always leaves them.

  • eat sth up No matter what sort of food I give my daughter, she eats it up.

Nouns often used as objects with eat up (1): dinner, food, meal, vegetables, breakfast, lunch

Quick Quiz

James doesn't like fish that much, but he ate up his dinner. He must have been

a. very sick

b. really hungry

c. full already

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