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gobble sth up

informal phrasal verb with gobble /ˈɡɒb.l̩/ US  /ˈɡɑː.bl̩/ verb
to gobble
大口吞食;狼吞虎咽
EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
to use a lot of your supply of something, usually money
很快地用掉(通常指钱)
The mounting legal costs quickly gobbled up their savings.
日益增加的诉讼费很快耗尽了他们的积蓄。
Using and misusing
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in Chinese (Traditional) 大口吞食, 狼吞虎嚥, 很快地用掉(通常指錢)…
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