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top sth up

phrasal verb with top uk   /tɒp/  us   /tɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
  • (LIQUID)

UK (US top sth off) to ​addliquid in ​order to ​fill to the ​top a ​container that is already ​partlyfull: Would you like me to ​top up ​yourdrink? Mix together some ​lemonjuice and ​sugar, then ​top it up withwater.
(Definition of top sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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top sth up

phrasal verb with top uk   us   /tɒp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to make something bigger by ​adding to it: Although their ​lifecover helps, she suggests ​topping it up to give ​extraprotection.top sth up with sth He ​pays 3% of his ​earnings to the ​retirementfund and the ​employertops this up with another 2%.
(Definition of top sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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