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post up

verb

in basketball, to establish a position in the frontcourt on one side or the other of the free throw lane, esp. used against smaller defenders

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  • Kinsay nagtindug (nagpatindug) sa pusti, Who set the post up?

  • He then told who he was, and that he had been sent to a post up the Hud-son and was in haste to get back.

    The Life of George Washington Josephine Pollard
  • First and foremost stands the obligation to post up the working rules.

    The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle
  • Penalty of death against the dealer who does not post up the contents of his warehouse, or who does not keep open shop.

  • Now Sandy saw in me his Predestinated Opportunity, and had no idea of letting it post up the road that night to the next village.

    Little Rivers Henry van Dyke
  • I'll post up notices at once, and we'll have a meeting at two o'clock to-morrow afternoon in the play-room.

  • They were a trifle late for the first race; the horses were already going to the post up the Eclipse chute.

    My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice
  • post up in the reading room a list of the periodicals regularly received; also a list of those in the bound files.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana
  • In the evening I usually read up about the objects of interest I have visited during the day, or I post up my journal.

    A Bundle of Letters Henry James
  • If you and Mr Grey like, we will take a post-chaise between us, and post up to town.

    Marmaduke Merry William H. G. Kingston

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