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English definition of “do (sth) up”

do (sth) up

phrasal verb with do     // /du/ /duː/ /duː/ verb (did, done)
to fasten something or become fastened: Can you help me to do up my dress? Do your shoes/laces up before you trip over. These trousers must have shrunk - I can't do the zip up. Why won't this zip do up? → Opposite undoFastening clothing and textiles
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