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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theydivide up
he/she/itdivides up
present participledividing up
past tensedivided up
past participledivided up

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  1. 1
    [transitive] same as divide1 (sense 1)
    divide up into: Divide the children up into groups of four.
    a secret Soviet-German pact for dividing up Europe in 1940
  2. 2
    [intransitive] same as divide1
    divide up into: Let’s divide up into groups now.
  3. 3
    [transitive] same as divide1
    The money will be divided up among five different charities.
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