move up (2)
Meaning: to move someone to a higher position, a higher level, a higher ranking, etc.Synonym: raise, promote
- move sb up Debbie's teacher said she'd made great progress this term, so she's moving Debbie up to the next grade.
- move up After winning the French Open, Rafael moved up in the rankings.
Since being moved up to assistant manager, James has been earning
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Contributor: Matt Errey