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pack (sth) up

phrasal verb with pack uk   us   /pæk/ verb
(Definition of pack (sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pack (sth) up

phrasal verb with pack uk   us   /pæk/ verb [T]
[I or T] to put things into ​containers so that you can take or ​send them away: Can you ​pack up these ​orders for ​despatch? They were ​packing up the ​officeready for the ​move.
[I or T] UK to get ​ready to ​leavework, or to put things away because you have ​finishedworking with them: It was 6 o'clock and ​time to ​pack up for the day. Let's ​pack up and go. He was ​packing up his ​tools and preparing to ​leave.
[I] UK informal if a ​machinepacks up, it ​stopsworking: The photocopier's ​packed up again!
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