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get up to

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phrasal verb [transitive] spoken
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present tense
I/you/we/theyget up to
he/she/itgets up to
present participlegetting up to
past tensegot up to
past participlegot up to
  1. get up to something to do something, especially something that you should not do

    The children get up to all sorts of mischief when I'm not here.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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