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English definition of “sew sth up”

sew sth up

(REPAIR) phrasal verb with sew     /səʊ/ US  /soʊ/ verb (sewed, sewn or sewed)
to close or repair something by sewing the edges together: I've got to sew up that hole in your jeans . A nurse will come and sew up that wound for you soon .Knitting and sewing
(Definition of sew sth up (REPAIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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