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Idiom of the week – Shore up

Posted by englishlessons on November 10, 2015

Definition:

Support or improve an organization or system that is likely to fail

Examples:

The government needs to shore up the retirement program, so it will remain solvent.

Programmers are working to shore up the security system.

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