limber up


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limber up

vb (adverb)
1. (intr) (esp in sports) to exercise in order to be limber and agile
2. (tr) to make flexible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.limber up - attach the limber; "limber a cannon"
attach - cause to be attached
2.limber up - make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activitylimber up - make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
exercise, work out - do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
Translations

w>limber up

viLockerungsübungen machen; (fig)sich vorbereiten; limber up with a few easy exercisesmachen Sie sich mit ein paar einfachen Übungen warm

limber up

[ˌlɪmbərˈʌp] vi + advscaldarsi (i muscoli)
References in classic literature ?
She made this sacrifice as a matter of religious etiquette; as a thing necessary just now, but by no means to be wrested into a precedent; no, a week or two would limber up her piety, then she would be rational again, and the next two dollars that got left out in the cold would find a comforter--and she could name the comforter.
While Captain Van Horn, taking advantage of the calm to exercise the boat's crew with the fire-arms and to limber up the weapons, was passing out the Lee-Enfields from their place on top the cabin skylight, Jerry suddenly crouched and began to stalk stiff-legged.
SHOP workers will be lifting tins of bins, walking circuits of their store and trying step-ups on boxes as they limber up for a sponsored walk.
Sir Percy could limber up for a planned trip to Royal Ascot with an outing in the betfair.