whittle away

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To whittle away something or whittle away at it means to gradually make it smaller, weaker, or less effective. I believe that the Government's general aim is to whittle away the Welfare State Their approach is to whittle away at the evidence to show reasonable doubt
reduce, cut down
cut away in small pieces
whittle away

    Heceleme

    Whit·tle a·way

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    hwîtıl ıwey

    Telaffuz

    /ˈhwətəl əˈwā/ /ˈhwɪtəl əˈweɪ/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'hwi-t&l, 'wi- ] (noun.) 15th century. Middle English whittel, alteration of thwitel, from thwiten to whittle, from Old English thwItan; akin to Old Norse thveita to hew.

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