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  • n  informal terms for a meal
  • v  take in solid food
  • v  eat a meal; take a meal
  • v  take in food; used of animals only
  • v  worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
  • v  use up (resources or materials)
  • v  cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

  • The researchers found essentially that family dinner gets better with practice; the less often a family eats together, the worse the experience is likely to be, the less healthy .
  • The bug that eats oil is the result of nearly six years of work by Ananda Chakrabarty, 41, an Indian-born microbiologist.
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  • Robin van Persie in Arsenal Mania
    He said: "I am not scoring and that eats away at me - at every striker, I think. I've had a few small chances. I just want to score. But one thing I learned in England is that you can miss chances or have a bad first touch, but as a striker there...
  • Paula Creamer in AFP
    It's hot. It's humid. It's gross,American Paula Creamer said. "You know, this golf course just eats you alive mentally."

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