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English verb: string up

1. string up (social) kill by hanging

SamplesThe murderer was hanged on Friday.

ExamplesThey want to string up the prisoners


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)execute, put to death

Narrower (hyponym)gibbet, halter

2. string up (change) add as if on a string

SamplesString these ideas together.
String up these songs and you'll have a musical.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)add

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