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work up

Translation of work up in French:

  • 2 work up to [something]
    se préparer à (announcement, confession, confrontation)
    the music is working up to a climax
    la musique va crescendo pour finir en apothéose
  • 3 work up [somebody], work [somebody] up 3.1 (excite)
    exciter (child, crowd)
    to work somebody up into a frenzy
    rendre quelqu'un énervé
    to work somebody up into a rage
    mettre quelqu'un en colère
    3.2 (annoy) to get worked up
    s'énerver
    to work oneself up
    s'énerver
    to work oneself up into a state
    se mettre dans tous ses états
    to get oneself all worked up over ou about
    se mettre dans tous ses états au sujet de
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