He then counseled me not to use up my “remaining days” fretting over Mia.
Bruschetta and crostini are rustic foods, invented centuries ago as a way to use up stale bread.
This made a cheap construction and had the additional value of serving to use up stones from the fields.
"But the Spaniards may use up all their ammunition," he thought to himself.
use up your wool; I can assure you that the vicar will accept it all the same.
They rush at a thing with a whoop and use up all their wind in that.
Else why does he use up anywhere to forty or fifty rats a week!
I am afraid that this prolific letter-writing will use up Garibaldi.
It is the same equipment we use up in our bureau, working under makeshift conditions.
It is not wise, Susan, to use up so much energy and feeling in that way.
mid-13c., from Old French user "use, employ, practice," from Vulgar Latin *usare "use," frequentative form of past participle stem of Latin uti "to use," in Old Latin oeti "use, employ, exercise, perform," of unknown origin. Related: Used; using. Replaced Old English brucan (see brook (v.)).
early 13c., from Old French us, from Latin usus "use, custom, skill, habit," from past participle stem of uti (see use (v.)).
To use narcotics; take a dose or injection of a narcotic: I used this morning and I'm still nice (1950s+ Narcotics)