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rig sth up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with rig   /rɪɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to quickly make a piece of equipment from any materials you can find: I rigged up a temporary radio aerial from a coat hanger.Placing and positioning an objectCreating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
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