turn sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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turn sth up

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb


to make a ​piece of ​clothing or ​part of a ​piece of ​clothingshorter, by ​folding the ​material and ​sewing it into ​position: You could always ​turn the ​sleeves up.


informal to ​discover something, ​especiallyinformation, after a lot of ​searching: See what you can ​turn up about the ​family in the ​files.
(Definition of turn sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 摺叠, 改短(衣服)…
in Turkish açmak, çoğaltmak, (ses…
in Russian увеличивать (звук и т. д.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摺疊, 改短(衣服)…
in Polish podkręcać coś…
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