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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytidy up
he/she/ittidies up
present participletidying up
past tensetidied up
past participletidied up
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as tidytidy up2
    Could you help me tidy up?
  2. 2
    [transitive] to make small changes to something in order to make it better
    The government needs to tidy up the law surrounding this issue.
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