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Meaning of SWEEP UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  2. [v]  force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
 
 Synonyms: adopt, drag, drag in, embrace, embroil, espouse, sweep, tangle
 
 See Also: accept, fasten on, hook on, involve, latch on, seize on, take up

 

 

 

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