Definition of “up sticks” - English Dictionary

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“up sticks” in British English

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up sticks

UK US pull up stakes informal

to take all the things that you own and go and live in a different place:

This is the fourth time in five years that we've had to up sticks.

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

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