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English definition of “spruce sb/sth up”

spruce sb/sth up

phrasal verb with spruce
 
 
/spruːs/ verb
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
(Definition of spruce sb/sth up from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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