Eat away - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːt əˈweɪ|
Brit.  |iːt əˈweɪ|

verb

- remove soil or rock (syn: erode, fret)
- wear away or erode (syn: fret)

Examples

The children are in the kitchen, eating away as usual.

The sea has been eating away at this cliff for centuries.

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