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put sth up

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
BUILD B2 to build something: to put up a tent We spent the weekend putting up a fence in the backyard.Construction work and workers
FASTEN B1 to fasten something to a wall or ceiling: to put up shelves I need to put up some curtains in the back bedroom.Fastening and tying
INCREASE mainly UK B1 to increase the price or value of something: They're going to put up the price of fuel.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
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