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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypolish up
he/she/itpolishes up
present participlepolishing up
past tensepolished up
past participlepolished up

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  1. same as polish1 (sense 2)

    I could do the job if I spent some time polishing up my Spanish.

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