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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyeat into
he/she/iteats into
present participleeating into
past tenseate into
past participleeaten into

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  1. 2
    eat into something same as eat away

    The river had eaten into the bank, and part of it had collapsed.

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