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verb bulk pronunciation in American English /bʌlk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybulk
he/she/itbulks
present participlebulking
past tensebulked
past participlebulked
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phrasal verbs

bulk out

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybulk out
he/she/itbulks out
present participlebulking out
past tensebulked out
past participlebulked out
to add something to something else to make it bigger or more satisfactory
You can always bulk out a meal with bread or rice.

bulk up

[intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybulk up
he/she/itbulks up
present participlebulking up
past tensebulked up
past participlebulked up
to become bigger and heavier
After bulking up for his last movie role, he’s now down to a slim 75 kilos.
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