eat up, finish, polish off(verb)
finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She polished off the remaining potatoes"
exhaust, swallow, dispatch, complete, wrap up, hit, eat, off, finish up, end, bump off, finish, use up, terminate, polish off, stop, mop up, swallow up, finish off, fetch up, bury, land up, end up, slay, run through, wipe out, wind up, murder, cease, clear up, immerse, consume, get through, deplete, remove
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out(verb)
use up (resources or materials)
"this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
exhaust, take in, eat on, play out, expel, ware, wash up, eat, erase, release, corrode, beat, tire, kill, go through, eliminate, take, have, occupy, waste, finish, use up, swallow, tucker, polish off, decimate, tucker out, rust, feed, ingest, swallow up, obliterate, run through, extinguish, squander, annihilate, wipe out, bury, down, discharge, run down, work through, devour, sweep away, sap, cancel out, eject, immerse, consume, carry off, deplete, eradicate
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up(verb)
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
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Some companies can absorb a 10 % tariff, but for others a 10 % increase would eat up their entire profit, they're absolutely frustrated that this exclusion process isn't in place.
Just putting in the infrastructure for this would eat up a huge chunk of the road safety budget, yet it will not prevent a single crash.
People are worried about public security. They worry that foreign workers would eat up Japanese jobs.
Here is an artificial city which has been pumped up under forced draught, inflated like a balloon, stuffed with rural humanity like a goose with corn...endeavoring to eat up this too rapid avalanche of anthropoids, the sunshine metropolis heaves and strains, sweats and becomes pop-eyed, like a young boa constrictor trying to swallow a goat. It has never imparted an urban character to its incoming population for the simple reason that it has never had any character to impart. On the other hand, the place has the manners, culture and general outlook of a huge country village.
They do a bunch of things, one thing they can do is eat up foreign things, whether they be bacteria or viruses or just particles that have drifted down into the lungs. They can act as scavengers that present these particles to the immune system to activate an immune response.
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