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English definition of “run sth up”

run sth up

(FLAG) UK phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to raise a flag into the air on a pole or mast: They've run up a British flag on the roof.Raising and lowering
(Definition of run sth up (FLAG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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