Definition of gin someone up in English:

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gin someone up

US Arouse or intensify strong feelings in someone: the goal of the convention is to gin up the faithful
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  • First of all, it gins up the conservative base of the Republican Party.
  • The magazine was reporting the administration had a three point plan to come back after the debacle which included ginning up the base with tax cuts.
  • One would have thought we would have ginned up the intelligence analysts and case officers who were capable of operating in that area.
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