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zip up

Meaning: to do up a zipper in a piece of clothing or in a bag

Synonym: do up, fasten

For example:

  • zip sth up She asked me to help her out by zipping her dress up.

  • zip up sth Zip up your bag before you get on the bus, or someone might steal something.

  • sth is zipped up Make sure your fly is zipped up before you go into the interview room.

Nouns often used as objects with
zip up: fly, dress, jacket, bag, suitcase, zipper

Quick Quiz:

Don't forget to zip up
  1. your mouth
  2. your fly
  3. your secretary

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