(transitive, intransitive) To consume completely. | (transitive, figuratively) To cover (a distance or an amount). | (transitive, figuratively, informal) To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
How to use Eat Up in a Sentence?
Her manicurist and her hairdresser will eat up as much as you pay for your board.
And now, what if he should tear them all down, and eat up all our food and fuel?
Only as much feed should be given at the regular feeding time as the ducks will eat up clean.
He concludes that, on the whole, this will eat up so much of his profits that he will not build.
Hirzel now appeared, announcing that he was ready to eat up all, his sister included.
And the ill favored and lean-fleshed kine did eat up the seven well favoured and fat kine.
They eat up the chicken food, and steal the oats and bran, and make holes in the meal bags.
The young Mo-los are greedy things and they eat up everything away from the other little birds.
Patronising the Pole and choosing a design would eat up an hour, Marise had calculated.
Then it began to eat up the margin, and when at last I got out I was very badly crippled.
The miller calls them 'Bee Martins,' and says that they eat up all the honey-bees.
After that she used to go out in the evenings into the city and eat up a stray human being here and there.
I told him to eat up the fifty cents he had in his pocket and to see me at noon of the following day.
Presently they would swim across to the shore and eat up everybody, as soon as they had landed and shaken themselves.
Place a flesh-eating race in antagonism with a race that lives on vegetables, and the former will eat up the latter.
When the Russians returned they had nothing to do but sit down and let the garrison eat up its supplies.
I do kill a turkey once in a while for myself, but la, how long do ye think it takes me to eat up a turkey?
This smarting disappointment produced a strong effect on the artist of the cartoons; and he began with shame to eat up his rosier illusions.
It might have been just natural meanness that caused this, since eight healthy young appetites would eat up all in his larder.
Wolnitzka gulped down one cup after another, eat up almost all the tea-cake, and never ceased an endless medley of chatter.
They eat up everything in the kitchen-garden, devour every leaf off my peach and orange trees, scarring and spoiling the fruit as well.
The Great Magician transformed himself into a hen to eat up the corn, but the youth was too quick for him.
Boris Lugan has sung the song of the versts that eat up one's courage as well as the leather of one's shoes.
Any way, they'd got no health to brag on, either of 'em, and they were just eat up with jealousy, the one of the other.
In other cases small parties succeed better than large ones; they excite less fear, do not eat up the country, and are less delayed by illness.
If it's his nater to eat up the vines I s'pose he must do it, but why in thunder must he smell bad enough to knock you over into the bargain?
That Tess and Arthur should eat up the candy which her own father paid for, made one more snarl in the whole inconsistent situation.
He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, And shall break their bones in pieces, And smite them through with his arrows.
The debenture holders were eating up the capital, and the ordinary shareholders were clamouring for a dividend, while the sea threatened to eat up the land.
Short Example Sentence for Eat Up
He will eat up a fortune in time.
I was almost eat up with the vapours before I saw you.
I think I could eat up the whole world now.
It would make them miserable for years and eat up what little money they have.
I do this that you may be burning hot, and eat up all the clouds in the sky.
They eat up all the profits of the merchant, and often subject him to loss.
Germany is the cancer that must be cut out, lest it eat up the world.
He's full of spiritual pride, all eat up with it.
They'll eat up all the woodwork in the stable, before they've done.
Who eat up twine and paper scraps And bark while they are taking naps.
De fire burn up de light 'ood tree, De bird eat up de berry.