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Meaning of “spruce sb/sth up” - Learner’s Dictionary
spruce sb/sth up
— phrasal verb with spruce
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›to make someone or something cleaner or more tidy: [often reflexive]I'd like to spruce myself up a bit before we go out.Cleaning and tidying places and thingsPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
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describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.