1. Drink up: If you 'drink up', you finish all your drink.
E. g. We seem to have drunk up all the orange juice.
2. Pick at: If you 'pick at' your food, you only eat a small amount of it, usually because you are not hungry, you are on a diet or because you are ill.
E. g. She only picked at her food, even though it was delicious.
3. Cut down or Cut back: If you 'cut down' or 'cut back' on a particular food or drink, you consume less of it.
E. g. My doctor told me to cut back on the amount of salt in my diet.
4. Eat up: If you 'eat up', you finish all your food.
E. g. I don't like tripe but I ate it all up when it was served to us by our hosts.
5. Polish off: If you 'polish off' some food, you finish it completely and quickly.
E. g. The guests polished off all the food in the first thirty minutes.
6. Dish up: If you 'dish up' some food, you put it onto plates or dishes, ready to be served.
E. g. I've heard she is going to dish up something really special.
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