phrasal verbs with eat
Phrasal verbs with ‘eat’ include:
- eat in
meaning – eat at home
example – I ate in all last week, I deserve a treat tonight.
- eat into
meaning – use up more than necessary
example – I can only call for 10 minutes, otherwise it will eat into my revision time.
- eat out
meaning – eat at a restaurant
example – We’ve already eaten out twice this week.
- eat up
meaning – eat everything or use a lot of time or money
example – If you eat up your dinner, you can have ice cream after.
picture phrasal verbs with eat
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘eat’ in more detail and see some examples in use.
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?