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go up

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb [I] ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
INCREASE B1 to become higher in level: House prices keep going up.Increasing and intensifying
BE FIXED If a building or sign goes up, it is fixed into position.Construction work and workers
EXPLODE to suddenly explode: There was a loud bang, and then the building went up in flames.Exploding and erupting
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