hitch up


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hitch 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"
Translations
يَرْفَعُ بنطلونَه
povytáhnout
hive op i
felránt
hysja upp

w>hitch up

vt sep
horses, oxenanschirren, anspannen; trailer etcanhängen; we hitched up the horses to the wagonwir spannten die Pferde vor den Wagen
trousers, skirthochziehen

hitch

(hitʃ) verb
1. to fasten to something. He hitched his horse to the fence-post; He hitched his car to his caravan.
2. to hitch-hike. I can't afford the train-fare to London – I'll have to hitch.
noun
1. an unexpected problem or delay. The job was completed without a hitch.
2. a kind of knot.
3. a sudden, short pull upwards. She gave her skirt a hitch.
ˈhitch-hike verb
to travel by means of free rides in other people's cars. He has hitch-hiked all over Britain.
ˈhitch-hiker noun
hitch a lift/ride
to get a free ride in someone else's car.
hitch up
to pull up or raise with a sudden short pull. He hitched up his trousers.
References in periodicals archive ?
To hitch up, jack the trailer's tongue to the appropriate height (if you have a gooseneck hitch, be sure to lower the tailgate on the truck) and slowly back the truck to the trailer (check those mirrors).
We put in a good five hours to get the horses and equipment ready before we hitch up and that's with five people working,'' McNally said, pausing from polishing a harness.