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phrasal verb with look  us   /lʊk/ verb
  • (IMPROVE)

to get ​better; ​improve: I ​hope things will ​start to look up in the new ​year.
(Definition of look up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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informal
phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb [I]
[I] to become better: In the ​financesector things are looking up.
(Definition of look up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “look up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改善,好转…
in Turkish iyileşmek, düzelmek, gelişmek…
in Russian улучшаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改善,好轉…
in Polish poprawiać się, mieć się ku lepszemu…
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