eat away at somebody: If a memory or bad feeling eats away at someone, it makes them feel more and more unhappy.
 You could see that jealousy was eating away at her.

eat away at something: to gradually damage or destroy something
Within a few years inflation had eaten away all the economic gains.

eat into something: to use or take away a large part of something valuable, such as money or time
The river had eaten into the bridge, and part of it had collapsed.

eat out: to eat at a restaurant 
Let's eat out tonight. 

eat something up: to eat all the food you have been given 
Be a good boy and eat up your meal.

eat up something: to use or take away a large part of something valuable, such as money or time 
Cities are eating up more and more farmland.
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