take up (3)
Meaning: to shorten a piece of clothing or a curtain to make it the right sizeSynonym: shorten
- take sth up These jeans are a bit too long. Could you take them up for me?
- take up sth I have to take up the new curtains in the bedroom.
take up (3): trousers, jeans, pants, dress, skirt, curtains, drapes
Before he takes up her dress, the dressmaker will have to