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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


Synonymshang


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.


Synonymsstring


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)add









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