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hitch sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with hitch   /hɪtʃ/ us  

(PULL STH UP)

to pull something, especially trousers or a skirt, upwards to a slightly higher position: She hitched her skirt up before wading across the stream.

(CONNECT)

If you hitch up a vehicle, you connect it so that it can be pulled, and if you hitch up an animal to a vehicle, you connect it so that it can pull the vehicle: We watched as the farmer hitched up a team of oxen.
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