hitch sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hitch sth up

phrasal verb with hitch uk   us   /hɪtʃ/ verb

hitch sth up (PULL STH UP)

to ​pull something, ​especiallytrousers or a ​skirt, ​upwards to a ​slightlyhigherposition: She ​hitched her ​skirt up before ​wadingacross the ​stream.

hitch sth up (CONNECT)

If you ​hitch up a ​vehicle, you ​connect it so that it can be ​pulled, and if you ​hitch up an ​animal to a ​vehicle, you ​connect it so that it can ​pull the ​vehicle: We ​watched as the ​farmerhitched up a ​team of ​oxen.
(Definition of hitch sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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