lift up

This page is about the phrasal verb lift up.

Meaning: to move something to a higher position

Synonym: raise

For example:

  • lift sth up Can you help me with the sofa? I have to put it in the back of the truck, but I can't lift it up by myself.

  • lift up sth Historians still aren't sure how the ancient Egyptians lifted up those huge stone blocks they used to build the pyramids.

Quick Quiz:

When we were moving to the new apartment, we needed two strong men to lift up

a. our toaster

b. our refrigerator

c. our apartment building

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Contributor: Matt Errey