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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypump up
he/she/itpumps up
present participlepumping up
past tensepumped up
past participlepumped up
  1. 1
    to fill something with air using a pump
    My bicycle tyres need pumping up.
  2. 2
    informal to make something increase by a large amount
    They have cut prices in an attempt to pump up sales.
  3. 3
    [often passive] informal to make someone feel excited and enthusiastic
    The coach’s job is to get everyone pumped up for the game.
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