eat into

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: into - gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, nettle, rag, bother, chafe, get at, get to - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
يَأْكُل، يُذيب، يُحَطِّمُ
gøre indhug i
beleeszi magát
tæra; minnka, ganga á
siahnuť hlbokozažrať sa

w>eat into

vi +prep obj metalanfressen; capitalangreifen; market share, profitsverringern; life, timeverkürzen


(iːt) past tense ate (et eit; (American) eit) : past participle ˈeaten verb
to (chew and) swallow; to take food. They are forbidden to eat meat; They ate up all the cakes; We must eat to live.
ˈeatable (negative uneatable) adjective
fit to be eaten. The meal was scarcely eatable.
(in plural) food. Cover all eatables to keep mice away.
eat into
to destroy or waste gradually. Acid eats into metal; The school fees have eaten into our savings.
eat one's words
to admit humbly that one was mistaken in saying something. I'll make him eat his words!
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Some people move the fat that they eat into their blood a little faster than normal and out of the blood much more slowly than is typical.