buy sth up Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "buy sth up" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “buy sth up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More