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Eat Up

How to Conjugate Eat Up

  • Infinitive: Eat Up
  • Present Tense: Eat Up/ Eats Up
  • -ing Form: Eating Up
  • Past Tense: Ate Up
  • Past Participle: Eaten Up
Eat Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Eat Up:

1. When someone consumes all their food.

Examples: He got really hungry and ate up all the food on the table.
Did you hear about the man that was eaten up by a hog?

2. To use large amounts of time, money, space, etc.

Examples: The music on my hard drive ate up a lot of space.
The stock market ate up all the money I invested.

3. To be filled with negative emotion.

Examples: What’s eating her up? She seems so miserable.
The king was eaten up by greed during his reign.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.