get up

get up
get up
1) (from bed, chair etc.) tirarsi su, alzarsi
2) (on horse, ledge etc.) montare
3) meteor. [storm] prepararsi; [wind] levarsi
4)

to get up to — (reach) arrivare (fino) a [page, upper floor]

what did you get up to? — fig. (sth. enjoyable) che cosa hai fatto di bello? (sth. mischievous) che cosa hai combinato? get up [sth.]

5) arrivare in cima a [hill, ladder]
6) (increase) aumentare [speed]
7) (muster) formare [group]; fare [petition]; ottenere [support]; get [sth.] up organizzare
* * *
1) (to (cause to) get out of bed: I got up at seven o'clock; Get John up at seven o'clock.) alzarsi; svegliare
2) (to stand up.) alzarsi
3) (to increase (usually speed).) prendere (velocità)
4) (to arrange, organize or prepare (something): We must get up some sort of celebration for him when he leaves.) organizzare
* * *
1. vi + adv
1) (rise: from chair, bed) alzarsi, (wind) alzarsi, levarsi
2) (climb up) salire
2. vt + adv
1) (person: from chair, floor) sollevare, tirar su, (wake) far alzare, svegliare
2) (gather: strength, speed) prendere

to get up enthusiasm for sth — entusiasmarsi per qc

3) (fam: organize: celebrations) organizzare
4)

(fam: dress up: person) to get o.s. up in — farsi bello (-a) con

to get o.s. up as — travestirsi da

3. vi + prep
(tree) arrampicarsi su, (ladder) salire su per
* * *
get up
1) (from bed, chair etc.) tirarsi su, alzarsi
2) (on horse, ledge etc.) montare
3) meteor. [storm] prepararsi; [wind] levarsi
4)

to get up to — (reach) arrivare (fino) a [page, upper floor]

what did you get up to? — fig. (sth. enjoyable) che cosa hai fatto di bello? (sth. mischievous) che cosa hai combinato? get up [sth.]

5) arrivare in cima a [hill, ladder]
6) (increase) aumentare [speed]
7) (muster) formare [group]; fare [petition]; ottenere [support]; get [sth.] up organizzare

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