eat into sth translate to Traditional Chinese
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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

See all translations

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,耗費(金錢或時間)
The high cost of living in London is eating into my savings.
倫敦生活費用太高了,我的積蓄都花了不少了。
Using and misusing
(Definition of eat into sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “eat into sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More