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chew sth up

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with chew   /tʃuː/ us  
If a machine chews up something that you have put inside it, it damages or destroys it: The cash machine chewed up my card!
Translations of “chew sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (機器)絞壞,咬壞,損壞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (机器)绞坏,咬坏,损坏…
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