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shoot up

phrasal verb with shoot uk   /ʃuːt/ us   /ʃuːt/ verb shot, shot
  • (INCREASE)

informal to grow in size, or increase in number or level, very quickly: David has really shot up since I saw him last. Prices shot up by 25 percent.
(Definition of shoot up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoot up

phrasal verb with shoot us   /ʃut/ verb past tense and past participle shot /ʃɑt/
to increase very quickly in size or amount: Kerry shot up, growing something like six inches in six months. If he lost his temper, his blood pressure would shoot up.
(Definition of shoot up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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shoot up

phrasal verb with shoot uk   /ʃuːt/ us   verb shot, shot
to increase very quickly and suddenly: Advertising on the internet caused sales to shoot up by 20%.
(Definition of shoot up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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