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Phrasal Verbs: Gnaw

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
The way he gnawed at her, it was so perturbing.
B
The way he gnawed on her, it was so perturbing.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct usage is gnaw at. Gnaw at means ‘Trouble, worry or annoy someone; harm gradually’.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The fatal tumor gnawed away through her entire body and ultimately took her life away.
B
The fatal tumor gnawed away at her entire body and ultimately took her life away.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct usage is gnaw away at. Gnaw away at means ‘Harm gradually’.
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