do (sth) up
— phrasal verb with do uk /də/ /du/ /duː/ us /də/ /du/ /duː/ verb did, done
These trousers won't do up.
- If you put any more in that suitcase you won't be able to do it up!
- He's put on so much weight that his best trousers won't do up any more.
- This watch strap is very fiddly - can you do it up for me?
- If you don't do up the cage properly the hamster will escape.
- Does this skirt do up at the side or at the back?