Bedeutung von "eat up sth" - als Fremdsprache

eat up sth

phrasal verb with eat uk us /iːt/ verb (past tense ate, past participle eaten)

to use or take away a large part of something valuable, such as money or time:

Cities are eating up more and more farmland.

(Definition von "eat up sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)