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if children act up, they behave badly
if children grow into clothes, they become the right size to wear clothes that were too big
if children grow out of clothes, they grow bigger and the clothes become too small for them
if a child misbehaves, or if they misbehave themselves, they behave badly and annoy or upset people
if children play or play something, they do things that they enjoy, for example using toys and taking part in games
British if children play up or play someone up, they behave badly in a way that they think is funny
if a small child rides on your shoulders or back, they sit there as you move along
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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