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go up

phrasal verb with go us   /ɡoʊ/ verb present tense goes, present participle going, past tense went /went/ , past participle gone /ɡɔn, ɡɑn/
to be destroyed in a fire or explosion: The wind was so strong, the house went up in flames almost immediately.
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go up

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/ us   /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone
  • (BE FIXED)

If a sign goes up, it is fixed into position: The new "No Parking" signs went up yesterday.
  • (BUILD)

If a building goes up, it is built: A new factory is going up at the site of the old airport.
  • (UNIVERSITY)

UK old-fashioned If you go up to a college or university, especially Oxford University or Cambridge University, you begin studying there, or continue studying after a holiday.
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phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/ us   verb going, went, gone
[I] to increase: Property taxes have gone up by ten percent.
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