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English definition of “polish sth up”

polish sth up

(OBJECT) phrasal verb with polish     /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/ US  /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/ verb [T]
to rub or brush an object to make it shine , especially a metal or wooden object : Robert was polishing up some old silver candlesticks .Polishing and polishes
(Definition of polish sth up (OBJECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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