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dress sth up

phrasal verb with dress uk   us   /dres/ verb
If you ​dress something up, you ​add something to it in ​order to make it ​seem more ​interesting or ​pleasing than it really is: I ​thought I'd ​dress up the ​frozenpizza with a few ​extratomatoes and ​olives. Politicians ​tried to ​dress up the ​bill as a ​bold new ​strategy for ​combatingpoverty.
(Definition of dress sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dress sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 装饰,装点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝飾,裝點…
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