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feed off/on sth

phrasal verb with feed uk   us   /fiːd/ verb (fed, fed)
to increase because of something, or to use something to succeed or get advantages: Fascism feeds off poverty.
Translations of “feed off/on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 因…而增長, 利用…取得成功(或優勢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因…而增长, 利用…取得成功(或优势)…
(Definition of feed off/on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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