Also rollup . something, as a carpet or window shade, that can be rolled up when not in use.
Informal. an increase, as in value or cost.
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How to use roll-up in a sentence
Since then, it has served to elect Democrats who can only win if they roll up big margins among women.
If Obama is willing to “roll up his sleeves” on ISIS he can restore that strong legacy.
"Let me know when you're ready to light up so I can roll up the window," says Lori, our blonde, cheerful limo driver.
See his highness roll up his sleeves in snow covered Jordanian capital.Report: University of Haifa Denies Professor Honorary Doctorate Over Politics | Orly Halpern | December 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Volunteers roll up their sleeves every day to make New York a stronger and better place to live.Hurricane Sandy Anniversary a Reminder of the Power of Volunteers | Jill W. Iscol | April 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It reminds me of those snow-balls the boys roll up at home—the crowd gathers as it proceeds!Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
Equipage after equipage began to roll up to the palace, and set down the most brilliantly attired company of both sexes.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
They may be seen to shrug a brown shoulder, to roll up a speaking eye, and at last secret burst from them: “Where is the bottle?”The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
All that is necessary to make them high is to roll up one strip of paper on another in the rolling process.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
This is a wooden funnel like that made of paper by village shopkeepers to roll up soft sugar in.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
British Dictionary definitions for roll up
to form or cause to form a cylindrical shape
(tr) to wrap (an object) round on itself or on an axis: to roll up a map
(intr) informal to arrive, esp in a vehicle
(intr) to proceed or develop
(intr) Australian to assemble; congregate
British informal a cigarette made by hand from loose tobacco and cigarette paper
Australian (in the 19th century) a mass meeting of workers on an issue of common concern
Australian archaic the attendance at any fixture: they had a good roll-up
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Other Idioms and Phrases with roll-up
Accumulate, as in He rolled up a fortune in commodity trading, or She rolled up a huge number of votes in this district. [Mid-1800s]
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