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English definition of “top sb up”

top sb up

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with top   /tɒp/ us    /tɑːp/ (-pp-)
to put more drink into someone's glass or cup: Your glass is nearly empty. Let me top you up.
(Definition of top sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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