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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “gobble sth up”

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gobble sth up

informal phrasal verb with gobble /ˈɡɒb.l̩/ US  /ˈɡɑː.bl̩/ verb
to gobble
大口吞食;狼吞虎嚥
EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
to use a lot of your supply of something, usually money
很快地用掉(通常指錢)
The mounting legal costs quickly gobbled up their savings.
日益增加的訴訟費很快耗盡了他們的積蓄。
Using and misusing
Translations of “gobble sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大口吞食, 狼吞虎咽, 很快地用掉(通常指钱)…
(Definition of gobble sth up from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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