Translation of "eat into sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

eat into sth

phrasal verb with eat /iːt/ verb [ I or T ] (ate, eaten)

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

消耗,花掉,耗费(金钱或时间)
The high cost of living in London is eating into my savings. 伦敦生活费用太高了,我的积蓄都花出去不少了。

(Translation of “eat into sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)