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do sth up

phrasal verb with do uk   us   // /du/ /duː/ /duː/ verb (did, done)

(REPAIR)

B2 to repair or decorate a building so that it looks attractive: I'd like to buy a run-down house and do it up.
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(WRAP)

UK to wrap something in paper: She always does her presents up beautifully in gold and silver paper.
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