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get up

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
  • (STAND)

B2 to ​stand up: The ​wholeaudience got up and ​startedclapping.

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  • (GROW STRONG)

UK If the ​wind gets up, it ​starts to ​growstronger: The ​wind is getting up.

get-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡet.ʌp/  us   /ˈɡet̬-/ informal
(Definition of get up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get up”
in Arabic يَنْهَض, يَقِف…
in Korean 일어나다…
in Portuguese levantar-se, ficar de pé…
in Catalan posar-se dret…
in Japanese 立ち上がる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起立, 站起来…
in Turkish ayağa kalkmak…
in Russian вставать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起立, 站起來…
in Italian alzarsi in piedi…
in Polish wstawać…
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