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English definition of “carve sb up”

carve sb up

UK informal phrasal verb with carve     /kɑːv/ US  /kɑːrv/ verb [I or T]
to drive past another car and then suddenly drive in front of it: Some idiot carved us up on the way over here - I don't know how he missed us!Driving and operating road vehicles
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