One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he ate up all the French fries’
eat, consume, devour, ingest, partake of, gobble, gobble down, gobble up, gulp, gulp down, bolt, bolt down, wolf, wolf down, cram down, finish, finish off
swallow, chew, munch, chomp, champ
informal guzzle, nosh, put away, pack away, tuck into, tuck away, scoff, scoff down, demolish, dispose of, make short work of, polish off, shovel down, get stuck into, stuff one's face with, stuff down, pig out on, sink, get outside of, get one's laughing gear round
British informal gollop, shift
North American informal scarf, scarf down, scarf up, snarf, snarf down, snarf up, inhale
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