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English definition of “fatten sb/sth up”

fatten sb/sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with fatten   /ˈfæt.ən/ us    /ˈfæt̬-/
to give an animal or a thin person a lot of food so that they become fatter: These cattle are being fattened up for slaughter.humorous You're just trying to fatten me up.Giving food to people and animals
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