- 1v + adv + o 1.1 (build up) [account/total/debts] ir* acumulando she'd run up quite a bill in the restaurant debía bastante dinero en el restaurante 1.2 (hoist) [flag] izar*
- 2v + o + adv, v + adv + o (put together) [dress] hacer* (rápidamente)
More definitions of run upDefinition of run up in:
- The English Synonyms
- 1.1 (preparatory period) run-up
tosth período (m) previo aalgo during the run-up to the election/opening en el período previo a las elecciones/la inauguraciónMore example sentences1.2 [Sport] carrera (f), carrerilla (f) (Esp) (antes de saltar, lanzar la jabalina etc)
More example sentences
- Cottage Garden Herbs, Ballyconnell Lodge, is offering two creative courses in the run-up to the holiday period, he writes.
- With the seven others, he had worked night and day in the run-up to the event to ensure that nothing off the park was allowed to detract from what turned out to be a dazzling display of football.
- But they were kept guessing by the weather until the day itself, with heavy rain falling during the days in the run-up to the event.
- She will be watching her rivals to such an extent that she could be the person who starts the crowd clapping when one of them is about to take a run-up for a high or long jump.
- These are days when there is more rhythm and flow to his bowling, his run-up and action blending better.
- A former West Indies player taught me my run-up back in 1999, at Kensington Cricket Club.