Meaning of “shoot up” in the English Dictionary

"shoot up" in British English

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(Definition of “shoot up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shoot up" in American English

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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.

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"shoot up" in Business English

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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)