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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyplough up
he/she/itploughs up
present participleploughing up
past tenseploughed up
past participleploughed up
  1. 1
    to turn over the grass surface of a field with a plough in order to use the field for growing crops
  2. 2
    to damage the surface of the ground by walking or driving over it too much
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