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Phrasal Verbs

move up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb move up (2)


to move someone to a higher position, a higher level, a higher ranking, etc.


raise, promote

For example

  • 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.

Quick Quiz

Since being moved up to assistant manager, James has been earning

a. more money

b. less money

c. counterfeit money
a) more money b) less money c) counterfeit money
move up (2)

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