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beef sth up

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with beef   /biːf/ informal us  
to make something stronger or more important: We need to find some new players to beef up the team. The company has plans to beef up its production. Your report on the new car park is fine, but why don't you beef it up with some figures?
Translations of “beef sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 加強,充實…
in Russian укреплять…
in Turkish güçlendirmek, daha önemli hale getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加强,充实…
in Polish podreperować coś, wzmacniać coś…
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