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consume

US [kənˈsum]
UK [kənˈsjuːm]
  • v.消耗;吃;毁灭;烧毁
  • Web消费;耗尽;消灭
Simple Present:consumes  Present Participle:consuming  Past Tense:consumed  
Consume
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v.
1.
~ sth
消耗,耗费(尤指燃料、能量或时间)to use sth, especially fuel, energy or time
The electricity industry consumes large amounts of fossil fuels.
电力工业消耗大量的化石燃料。
2.
~ sth
吃;喝;饮to eat or drink sth
Before he died he had consumed a large quantity of alcohol.
他死亡前喝了大量的酒。
3.
[usupass]
~ sb (with sth)
使充满(强烈的感情)to fill sb with a strong feeling
Carolyn was consumed with guilt.
卡罗琳深感内疚。
Rage consumed him.
他无比愤怒。
4.
~ sth
烧毁;毁灭to completely destroy sth
The hotel was quickly consumed by fire.
那座旅馆很快被大火吞噬。

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