work (yourself) up to sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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work (yourself) up to sth

phrasal verb with work uk   /wɜːk/  us   /wɝːk/ verb
to ​graduallyprepare yourself for something ​difficult: He's very ​shy, but he's ​slowlyworking (his way/himself) up to letting her ​know what he ​feels about her.
(Definition of work (yourself) up to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “work (yourself) up to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐步为(困难的事)做准备…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐步為(困難的事)做準備…
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