Definition of 'use up'
Example sentences containing 'use up'
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He said that would use up some time, you know, in a nice way. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)They claimed that that was the purpose of man, why he had license to use up the world as a chick uses up its egg: so we could hatch from it. A PLAGUE OF ANGELSThey spent their days pottering around the void just to use up gasoline. WHITE LIES (2003)
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Translations for 'use up'
British English: use up /juːz ʌp/ VERB
If you use up a supply of something, you finish it so that none of it is left.
Did you use up the milk?
- American English: use up
- Arabic: يَسْتَهْلِكُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esgotar
- Chinese: 用完
- Croatian: potrošiti
- Czech: spotřebovat vše
- Danish: bruge op
- Dutch: opgebruiken
- European Spanish: gastar
- Finnish: käyttää loppuun
- French: finir
- German: aufbrauchen
- Greek: εξαντλώ
- Italian: consumare
- Japanese: 使い果たす
- Korean: 다 써버리다
- Norwegian: bruke opp
- Polish: zużyć
- European Portuguese: gastar
- Romanian: a consuma
- Russian: израсходовать
- Spanish: consumir
- Swedish: göra slut på
- Thai: ใช้จนหมด
- Turkish: bitirmek
- Ukrainian: використати до кінця
- Vietnamese: dùng hết
Definition of use up from the Collins English Dictionary
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