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smarten (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with smarten
 
 
/ˈsmɑːtən/ verb
to make a person or place look more clean and tidy: plans to smarten up the city centreCleaning and tidying places and thingsPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
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