chew (away) at (something)

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chew (away) at (something)

To chew on something repeatedly or for a length of time. The baby has been completely miserable lately, except for when he's chewing away at a teething ring.
See also: chew

chew (away) at something

to gnaw or chew something for a period of time. The puppy chewed away at the leather belt all night.
See also: chew

chew someone's ass

reprimand someone severely.
See also: ass, chew

chew someone’s ass out

tv. to scold someone severely. (Usually objectionable.) The cop was really mad and chewed Bob’s ass out.
See also: ass, chew, out
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Regarding the time of khat chewing, most of the students (57%) were chewing khat in the afternoon which was different from the result found in Jazan higher education research that most of them chewed at night [5].
The results showed that even though the obese men chewed at the same speed as the slim ones, they swallowed their food in quicker time than the leans.