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[ fiks-uhp ]


  1. repair; improvement:

    fix-ups that will make the house more saleable.

fix up


  1. to arrange

    let's fix up a date

  2. often foll by with to provide

    I'm sure we can fix you up with a room

  3. informal.
    to repair or rearrange

    to fix up one's house

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fix-up1

1825–35, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase fix up
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Example Sentences

Put together a simple plan to hire enough people to repair our roads, fix up our aging schools, and rebuild our infrastructure.

Getting policy priorities established and White House power in gear requires that Obama fix up both himself and his team.

Fix up a couple of dummy sacks, you know, and get them to camp and packed on the horse without letting them see what's inside.

"I wonder if we couldn't fix up a regular swimming pool," he said, half to himself.

We'll fix up and come back for you, Lamont,' he concluded, with the easy familiarity of the country.

Secondly, we had already been for some time at work to fix up the wherewithal to meet our chronic nightmare, the water trouble.

And suppose you was to fix up a Proclamation subsequent and immejiate, offerin' a reward for me.


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