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Sunday, November 1, 2015, Kartik 17, 1422 BS, Muharram 18, 1437 Hijri


Idioms & phrases
Eat away at
Published :Sunday, 1 November, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 17
Destroy gradually, erode; also, worry one constantly
Example 1: The sea has been eating away at the outer banks for years.
Example 2: The fact that he failed the test is eating away at him.
Example 3: In that time literally millions of bombs have rained down on the soft Holderness earth - and now they are all being exposed as the cliffs are eaten away by the sea.
Example 4: The stone blocks had been eaten away by time and now were only a shadow of their former glory.












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