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Idiom of the week – Jack up the price

Posted by englishlessons on October 23, 2013

Definition:

raise the price

Examples:

Just before the holidays, they often jack up the price of flowers.

When this toy became popular, they jacked up the price.

Picture it:

Picture someone using a jack to lift or raise a car up to change the tire.

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