roll up! Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"roll up!" in British English

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roll up!

UK old-fashioned said, ​especially in the past, by someone who ​wantedpeople to come and ​pay to ​look at something ​unusual or ​interesting: "Roll up! Roll up! Come and ​see the ​amazingbeardedlady!" ​shouted the ​circus man.

roll up

informal
phrasal verb with roll uk   /rəʊl/  us   /roʊl/ verb
to ​arrive at a ​particularplace or ​event, usually late: They ​rolled up at the ​party two ​hours late and ​ratherdrunk.

roll-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˈrəʊl.ʌp/  us   /ˈroʊl-/ UK
a ​cigarette that you make by ​wrapping a ​piece of ​paper around some ​tobacco
(Definition of roll up! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roll-up" in Business English

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roll-upadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈrəʊlʌp/ FINANCE
used to describe a ​loan on which you do not ​payinterest while you are ​paying back the principle (= ​amountborrowed), but ​pay it at the end of the ​period of the ​loan: a roll-up ​mortgage
(Definition of roll-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “roll up!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手卷的纸烟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手捲的紙煙…
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