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See also: fixup and fix-up




fix up (third-person singular simple present fixes up, present participle fixing up, simple past and past participle fixed up)

  1. (transitive) To provide (someone) (with something); to furnish.
    Can you fix me up with a date for Saturday night?
  2. (transitive) To repair or refurbish.
    I've been fixing up the boat for the holidays.
    • 2017 January 12, Jesse Hassenger, “A literal monster truck is far from the stupidest thing about Monster Trucks”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      Creech is flexible enough to hide inside of the old truck that Tripp is fixing up, and Tripp discovers that, with the right tweaking, the oil-guzzling Creech can actually power that truck from the inside.
  3. (transitive) To prepare or provide (something).
    His mother went off to fix up a snack.

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