Meaning of “turn sth up” in the English Dictionary

"turn sth up" in British English

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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 clothing shorter, by folding the material and sewing it into position:

You could always turn the sleeves up.

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