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fit up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (often foll by with) to equip or provide: the optician will soon fit you up with a new pair of glasses.
2. slang Brit to incriminate (someone) on a false charge; frame: he was fitted up for the bank job.
3. (Theatre) theatre slang a stage and accessories that can be erected quickly for plays
4. slang Brit a deliberate attempt to make an innocent person seem guilty of a crime
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fit 1

1. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose:
2. To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
3. To have a proper or suitable place:
4. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
5. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
6. To conform to another, especially in size and shape:
7. To be in keeping with:
phrasal verb
fit out or up
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:
2. Suited to one's end or purpose:
3. Satisfying certain requirements, as for selection:
4. Consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances:
5. Having good health:
Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle.

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vt sep
(= fix up)anbringen; (= assemble)zusammensetzen or -bauen
(= supply with)ausstatten; (with implements, weapons etc) → ausrüsten, ausstatten; to fit somebody/something up with somethingjdn/etw mit etw versehen or ausstatten
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Not only did he fit up innocent men, he pocketed fortunes from big name gangsters.'
If the space is not suited to the subtenant, who will pay for fit ups? With a direct lease, this responsibility often falls with the landlord but subtenants are most often required to handle their own construction.