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stock up

phrasal verb with stock
 
 
/stɒk/ verb [T]
to buy a lot of something: We'd better stock up on food for the holiday.Buying and selling in general
Translations of “stock up”
in Korean -을 많이 사다…
in Arabic يُخَزِّن…
in Portuguese prover, sortir, estocar…
in Catalan proveir-se…
in Japanese 蓄える, 買いだめする…
in Italian fare una scorta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量購買, 囤積…
in Russian запасаться…
in Turkish depolamak, stok yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量购买, 囤积…
in Polish zaopatrywać się, robić zapasy…
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