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tighten sth up

phrasal verb with tighten uk   us   /ˈtaɪ.tən/ verb [I or T]
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…
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