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shore sth up

phrasal verb with shore uk   /ʃɔːr/  us   /ʃɔːr/ verb
to stop a wall or a building from falling down by supporting it with building materials such as wood or metal: Boundary walls have had to be shored up. to support or improve an organization, agreement, or system that is not working effectively or that is likely to fail: The new public relations manager has the difficult task of shoring up the company's troubled image.
Translations of “shore sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 支撐, 改善,提高…
in Russian укреплять, поддерживать…
in Turkish desteklemek, takviye etmek, güçlendirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支撑, 改善,提高…
in Polish podreperować coś…
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