chew up

phrasal verb

chewed up; chewing up; chews 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 9 Dec. 2022.

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