drink up

phrasal verb

drank up; drunk up or drank up; drinking up; drinks up
: to drink all of (something)
They drank up (all) the orange juice.
Here's a glass of the vineyard's latest wine. Drink up!

Examples of drink up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Caffeine is generally safe to drink up to 400 milligrams a day, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 12 May 2024 Martinis continue to have a moment, but kick the classic drink up with a few dashes of jalapeno simple syrup. Patrice J. Williams, Essence, 3 May 2024 However, the Food and Drug Administration says people can drink up to four or five cups per day. Katie Mogg, NBC News, 14 Apr. 2024 My skin is so, so dry and is drinking up Shani Darden's Moisture Plumping Serum. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 14 Feb. 2024 Our tester's hair drank up this formula and, as a result, appeared much more hydrated and well-nourished once dried. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 15 Feb. 2024 When his family first settled in the U.S., 11-year-old Andrew drank up science fiction novels at his local library and saved up for tiny space figurines at his local five and dime. Elissa Miolene, The Mercury News, 24 Jan. 2024 Take that as a reminder to drink up: Your skin reflects your overall health, and water is essential for your entire wellbeing. Christina Pérez, Vogue, 12 Jan. 2024 Bugs called sharpshooters fling their pee to save energy Super-Fast Insect Urination Watch on Tiny insects called sharpshooters drink up to 300 times their own body weight each day. Carlyn Kranking, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Dec. 2023

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“Drink up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drink%20up. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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