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English definition of “chalk sth up”

chalk sth up

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with chalk   /tʃɔːk/ us    /tʃɑːk/
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.
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