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Phrasal Verbs: Eat

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
We just didn’t feel like eating at home ,so we decided to eat out.
Unable to go out due to the heavy rain, they had to cancel their plan and eat in.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘eat out’, which means to dine out away from home,either at a restaurant or some place else.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
With no source of income, they had no choice but to eat onto their savings.
We've had to eat into our savings since I lost my job.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘eat into’, which means to use something valuable when you don’t want to.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
The disease eats away the liver slowly.
The disease eats over the liver slowly.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘eat away’, which means to destroy something
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
The company people decided to do away with the graphics as they had been eating up the bandwidth.
The new machine had been eating through enormous amounts of power, costing the company a fortune.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘eat up’, which means to consume something when you don’t want it to be consumed.
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