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sew something up

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sew something up

verb phrase

  1. To finish; put the finishing touches on: They sewed up the contract today (1904+)
  2. To ensure a victory; make a conclusive score, stroke, etc; clinch, ice: The last-period goal sewed it up for the Drew Rangers (1960+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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