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shore sth up

phrasal verb with shore
 
 
/ʃɔːr/ verb FINANCE
to support a business, system, currency, etc. that is weak and seems likely to fail, especially by providing money: They put in an additional $3.6 million for its employee pension fund as part of a four-year plan to shore it up. India's central bank has spent an estimated $1-2 billion to shore the rupee up since April.
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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