Thesaurus / use up
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
So your flying column must start with fat horses, and use up their reserve of flesh, arriving at the end with skeletons.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
This is an excellent way to use up old material which would otherwise show marks or any other defects.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
But I mean to say that you can use up two or three cartridges without a trace being left in the barrels.
WITHIN AN INCH OF HIS LIFEEMILE GABORIAU
I was no use up there, I said, Rhoda Polly could see all round me.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
Even the Celtic rule as to Easter was the Roman use up to the middle of the fifth century.
LONDON BEFORE THE CONQUESTW. R. LETHABY
We use up tissue as an engine uses up fuel; and we therefore need constant coaling.
TOBACCO AND ALCOHOLJOHN FISKE
The truth is dead, a letter, a word, a material that I can use up.
THE EGO AND HIS OWNMAX STIRNER
And use up what strength you have so that you could not even ride?
THE MAN OF THE DESERTGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
Some seemed to have two and even three horses, as if they were on an errand which might use up one and call for another.
THE TALKING LEAVESWILLIAM O. STODDARD
The coming rainy day will never be able to use up all that some folks are salting down for it.
QUIET TALKS ON SERVICES. D. GORDON
WORDS RELATED TO USE UP
- bleed dry
- draw off
- drink up
- filter off
- free from
- get last drop
- get rid of
- gulp down
- pump out
- suck dry
- tire out
- use up
- wear down
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