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tighten sth up

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with tighten   /ˈtaɪ.tən/ us  
to make something become tighter, firmer, or less easy to move: Now tighten up the screws.
Translations of “tighten sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使變緊,使緊固…
in Russian затягивать, закручивать…
in Turkish iyice sıkıştırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使变紧,使紧固…
in Polish dokręcać coś, napinać coś…
(Definition of tighten sth up phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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