The word ‘eat’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to put food in your mouth, chew, and swallow it.
- I sometimes eat sushi. (consume)
Eat is an irregular verb. The past tense is ate and the past participle is eaten.
phrasal verbs with eat
Phrasal verbs with ‘eat’ include:
- Eat in (eat at home)
- Eat into (erode)
- Eat out (eat at a restaurant)
- Eat up (finish consuming, use a large part of)
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘eat’ in more detail and see some examples in use.
idioms with verbs – EAT
Did you know that many idiomatic expressions (idioms) in English also contain a lot of verbs? Just like phrasal verbs, idioms are a major part of the English language (slang in particular). They are used constantly amongst native English speakers and are handy to know and understand.
Now you’ve learnt all the phrasal verbs with eat, how about learning the idioms with eat too?