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Definition of "eating away" [eating away]

  • Present participle of eat away. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "eating away" in a sentence
  • "With erosion eating away at south Louisiana, Travirca said it was urgent to preserve and investigate the ancient cultures that lived here."
  • "AS THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE PRESIDENCY got under way late that summer in 1980, Americans for a second year in a row were trying to cope with the ruthless effects of double-digit inflation, which was eating away at their savings, their paychecks, and their way of life like a horde of locusts."
  • "This suggested that his language-processing struggles were eating away at his otherwise good attention."