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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theysave up
he/she/itsaves up
present participlesaving up
past tensesaved up
past participlesaved up
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as save1
    She spent all the money I had saved up for our trip.
    I’m saving up for a new car.
  2. 2
    [transitive] same as save1
    You save up the tokens to get a prize.
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