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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfeed off
he/she/itfeeds off
present participlefeeding off
past tensefed off
past participlefed off
  1. 2

    feed off

    or

    feed on

    feed off something to use something in order to continue to exist or become stronger

    Both sides in the conflict feed off old suspicions.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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