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whip sth up

phrasal verb with whip uk   us   /wɪp/ verb (-pp-)


to ​encourage or ​causepeople to have ​strongfeelings about something: She ​criticized the ​organization for ​trying to ​whip up anti-immigrant ​prejudice. He was ​trying to ​whip up some ​enthusiasm for the ​project.


informal to make ​food or a ​meal very ​quickly and ​easily: I have just enough ​time to ​whip up an ​omelette.
(Definition of whip sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whip sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 激动, 煽动, 激起…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激動, 煽動, 激起…
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