tart sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tart sth up

UK informal often disapproving
phrasal verb with tart uk   /tɑːt/  us   /tɑːrt/ verb
to make something ​look more ​attractive or ​decorative, usually by making very ​quick or very ​obviouschanges: He made his ​money by tarting up ​slumhouses and ​selling them at a ​hugeprofit.
(Definition of tart sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tart sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…装点一新, (通常指)把…草草装饰一番…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…裝點一新, (通常指)把…草草裝飾一番…
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