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fill up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb fill up (2).

Meaning: to fill someone's stomach with food

Synonym: satisfy

For example:

  • fill sb up Sam says there's nothing like a big bowl of hot porridge to fill you up in the morning.

  • fill sb up with sth Whenever I visit my mum, she fills me up with all the things she made for us when we were kids.

  • fill up on sth Before we went hiking, we filled up on rice and chicken and boiled vegetables.

Quick Quiz:

When I went to see Aunt Mabel, she filled me up with

a. stories about my relatives

b. old family photos

c. sandwiches and cakes

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