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English definition of “get (sb) up”

get (sb) up

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  
A1 to wake up and get out of bed, or to tell or help someone to do this: I got up at five o'clock this morning! It's dreadful trying to get the kids up on school days.Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of get (sb) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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