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English definition of “turn sth up”

turn sth up

(DISCOVER) informal phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
to discover something, especially information, after a lot of searching: See what you can turn up about the family in the files.Arriving, entering and invading
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