zip sth/sb up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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zip sth/sb up

phrasal verb with zip uk   us   /zɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to ​fasten a ​piece of ​clothing by using ​itszip, or to ​help someone ​close the ​zip on a ​piece of ​clothing they are ​wearing: Could you ​zip me up, ​please? Zip up ​yourjacket, it's ​cold out there.
(Definition of zip sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “zip sth/sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉上…的拉链, 帮(某人)拉上拉链…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉上…的拉鏈, 幫(某人)拉上拉鏈…
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