take up (3)
This page is about the phrasal verb take up (3)
to shorten a piece of clothing or a curtain to make it the right size
- take sth up These jeans are a bit too long. Could you take them up for me?
- take up sth I have to take up the new curtains in the bedroom.
Nouns often used as objects with take up (3): trousers, jeans, pants, dress, skirt, curtains, drapes
Before he takes up her dress, the dressmaker will have to
Contributor: Matt Errey