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open sb up

informal
phrasal verb with open uk   /ˈəʊ.pən/  us   /ˈoʊ-/ verb
to do a medical operation on someone to see inside their body: When they opened her up, they couldn't find anything wrong with her.
Translations of “open sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給(某人)動手術,給(某人)開刀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(某人)动手术,给(某人)开刀…
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