What is the Meaning of USE UP?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
use up something
use something up
completely finish, so that there is none left
1. I can’t find any more butter. Did you use it all up?
2. Why don’t you use up some of your leftover wool and knit a scarf?
|present –||USE UP|
|present participle –||USING UP|
|past –||USED UP|
|past participle –||USED UP|