chew up

phrasal verb
chewed up; chewing up; chews up

Definition of chew up

1 : to destroy (something) by chewing it My new puppy chewed up my shoes.
2 informal : to destroy or defeat (someone or something) The truck chewed up the grass. They chewed the competition up.

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“Chew up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chew%20up. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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