put up

Definition

phrasal verb
  1. Usage
    who put up the money for the shop?
    who provided the investment money for the shop to start?
    Usage
    to put something up for sale
    to advertise that something is for sale
    ExampleWhen he retired he decided to put his town flat up for sale.
  2. to increase something, to make something higher
    ExampleThe shop has put up all its prices by 5 per cent.

Use put up in a sentence

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