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“freshen (sb/sth) up” in British English

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freshen (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with freshen uk /ˈfreʃ.ən/ us /ˈfreʃ.ən/ verb

to make someone or something clean and pleasant:

Would you like to freshen up after your journey?
I'm just going to have a shower to freshen myself up.

(Definition of “freshen (sb/sth) up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)