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English definition of “whip sth up”

whip sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with whip   /wɪp/ (-pp-) us  

(EMOTION)

to encourage or cause people to have strong feelings about something: She criticized the government for trying to whip up anti-German prejudice. He was trying to whip up some enthusiasm for the project.

(FOOD)

informal to make food or a meal very quickly and easily: I think I've just about got enough time to whip up an omelette.
(Definition of whip sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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