hike up

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Verb1.hike up - pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants"
pull - apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
2.hike up - increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
lift, raise, elevate, get up, bring up - raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
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w>hike up

vt sep
trousers, skirthochziehen
prices, rateserhöhen
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