trump sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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trump sth up

phrasal verb with trump uk   us   /trʌmp/ verb [T]
to ​accuse someone of something they have not done in ​order to have an ​excuse for ​punishing that ​person
(Definition of trump sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trump sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 捏造(罪名),假造(罪证以陷害他人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捏造(罪名),假造(罪證以陷害他人)…
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