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up sticks

UK (US pull up stakes) informal
to take all the things that you own and go and live in a different place: This is the fourth time in five years that we've had to up sticks.
Translations of “up sticks”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遷居別處,搬家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迁居别处,搬家…
(Definition of up sticks from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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