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English definition of “chalk sth up”

chalk sth up

phrasal verb with chalk     /tʃɔːk/ US  /tʃɑːk/ verb [I or T]
to achieve something, such as a victory , or to score points in a game : Today's victory is the fifth that the Irish team has chalked up this year . It was doubtful whether the Conservatives could chalk up a fourth successive election victory , but they did.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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