This page is about the phrasal verb mock up
to make a model of something to show how it will look or work
- mock up sth After making detailed drawings, they went to the next step and mocked up the newly-designed unit.
- mock sth up I mocked a simple version up so that I could play the game with my students to see how it worked.
The closely-related noun "mock-up" can also be used, as in "We made a mock-up of the new design and showed it to the marketing team."
Contributor: Matt Errey