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feed (up)on someone or something

to eat someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) They say that some Bengal tigers feed upon people. They feed on anything that moves.
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feed on

v.
To be nourished or sustained by something. Used especially of animals: Pigs feed on corn husks.
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