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shack up

informal
phrasal verb with shack uk   us   /ʃæk/ verb
to ​startliving in the same ​house as ​sexualpartners, without being ​married: I ​hearTony and Helen have shacked up together. She is shacking up with her ​boyfriend.
(Definition of shack up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (未婚)同居…
in Chinese (Traditional) (未婚)同居…
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