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smarten (sb/sth) up

mainly UK
phrasal verb with smarten uk   /ˈsmɑː.tən/  us   /ˈsmɑːr-/ verb
to (cause to) become more clean, tidy, and stylish: She's really smartened herself up since she left university. You'll have to smarten up if you want to work in television.
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