They would be filling up in another two hours, once the lunch break began.
It's filling up with anguished claims that British schools are banning the teaching of Hebrew.
filling up continues to be painful—the average gasoline price is $3.47, according to AAA.
I could hear Eliza downstairs, filling up another kettle for tea.
Plains towns like Grand Island, Nebraska, are filling up with Mexican or Honduran restaurants.
I feel as if I am filling up inside, and something tells me I shall soon die.
While the provinces are filling up with cities, Paris becomes country.
Already with spade and mattock Rollo was filling up the grave, stamping down the soil with his foot as he proceeded.
Oh, the mansions are filling up, and I thank God that he is letting me help to fill them.
They know well that an outgoing administration is always bent on filling up everything in their gift.
Old English fyllan "fill up, replenish, satisfy," from Proto-Germanic *fullijan (cf. Old Saxon fulljan, Old Norse fylla, Old Frisian fella, Dutch vullen, German füllen "to fill"), a derivative of adj. *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Related: Filled.
To fill the bill (1882) originally was U.S. theatrical slang, in reference to a star whose name would be the only one on a show's poster. To fill out "write in required matter" is recorded from 1880. Fill-in "substitute" (n.) is from 1918.
"a full supply," mid-13c., fille, from Old English fylle, from Proto-Germanic *fullin- (cf. Old High German fulli, German Fülle, Old Norse fyllr), noun of state from *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Meaning "extra material in music" is from 1934.