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English definition of “hitch sth up”

hitch sth up

(PULL STH UP) phrasal verb with hitch     /hɪtʃ/ verb
to pull something, especially trousers or a skirt, upwards to a slightly higher position: She hitched her skirt up before wading across the stream.Pulling
(Definition of hitch sth up (PULL STH UP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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