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Idiom of the week – Ramp up

Posted by englishlessons on April 15, 2013

Definition:

increase the amount or size of something

Examples:

They’ve ramped up security at the airport because of an international conference.

That company plans to ramp up their investment in research and development.

Picture it:

Picture a highway ramp rising up to connect to a higher road.

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