Meaning of “rack up something” in the English Dictionary

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"rack up something" in American English

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rack up something

phrasal verb with rack us /ræk/ verb [ T ]

to obtain or achieve something, or to score goals or points:

The airline was racking up losses of $1.5 million a day.
Miller racked up 28 points in the first half, and kept racking them up in the second.

(Definition of “rack up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)