Nor did Biden or Obama ever suggest that NATO “fill the vacuum” in the Levant.
By 2020, the U.S. will have 123 million high-skill jobs and fewer than 50 million people to fill them.
He has risen in large part to fill a void created by the collapse of other candidates.
Do this and then do that, and then fill out forms that say you did what the rules required.
Why makes (fill in the blank) Tiger/Spitzer/Edwards/Ensign/Clinton/men so careless, so dumb?
All time seemed before them, and how better could he fill it?
Thus laden with enough to fill the stomach that had "nothing in it," I returned to the swamp.
How would it do to fill the tanks to sink us as far as we can go?
Now would they storm the City of the Gods and fill it with flame.
Core large, tart apples and fill the cavities with the figs.
Old English fyllan "fill up, replenish, satisfy," from Proto-Germanic *fullijan (cf. Old Saxon fulljan, Old Norse fylla, Old Frisian fella, Dutch vullen, German füllen "to fill"), a derivative of adj. *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Related: Filled.
To fill the bill (1882) originally was U.S. theatrical slang, in reference to a star whose name would be the only one on a show's poster. To fill out "write in required matter" is recorded from 1880. Fill-in "substitute" (n.) is from 1918.
"a full supply," mid-13c., fille, from Old English fylle, from Proto-Germanic *fullin- (cf. Old High German fulli, German Fülle, Old Norse fyllr), noun of state from *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Meaning "extra material in music" is from 1934.