buy sth up Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “buy sth up” - Learner’s Dictionary

buy sth up

phrasal verb with buy     /baɪ/ verb [T] ( past tense and past participle bought)
to quickly buy a lot of something, often all that is available: Most of the land in the area has been bought up by property developers.Buying and selling in general
Translations of “buy sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量買進,全數買進…
in Russian скупать…
in Turkish bir şeyin mevcudunu, tamamını satın almak, kapatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量买进,全数买进…
in Polish wykupić coś…
(Definition of buy sth up from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More