Feed up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To feed up somebody or something (or feed somebody or something up) is to give a lot of food to a person or animal in order to make them stronger and more healthy, or less thin.

Informal British English.

Examples of use:

1. We had to feed our kitten up to make her strong again after she was ill.

2. You look so thin and pale. You need feeding up.

3. He lost a lot of weight in hospital so we’re feeding him up.

4. My mother gives me massive meals when I’m home from university because she thinks I need feeding up!

5. Her parents fed her up after her long illness.

infinitive
feed up
present simple
feed up and feeds up
-ing form
feeding up
past simple
fed up
past participle
fed up

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