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Dennis Oliver's Phrasal Verbs: J



 

jack up (1. separable): raise / life by using a jack.

"We'll have to jack the back of the car up before we can change the tire."

jack up (2. separable): raise (used for prices).

"The car dealer bought my old Ford for $750 and jacked the price up to $1,500 when they sold it."

jump all over (inseparable): severely scold someone; berate someone.

"Arthur is really upset. His boss jumped all over him because he's been late for work three times this week."

 


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