turn up

turn up
transitive verb phrase
1. (trousers) 
a. meter (de abajo) 
to t one's collar upsubirse el cuello
2. (volume, heat) 
a. subir 
intransitive verb
3. (person, lost object) 
a. aparecer 
something is sure to t upseguro que algo aparecerá
turn up
1 (be found) aparecer
has your passport turned up? Don't worry about your ring, I'm sure it'll turn up ...a rare 15th-century spoon, which turned up in an old house in Devon
2 (arrive, show up) [+person] llegar; aparecer; [+playing card etc] salir
we waited but she didn't turn up esperamos pero no apareció; we'll see if anyone turns up veremos si viene alguien; he turned up two hours late llegó con dos horas de retraso; he never turns up at class no asiste nunca a la clase; something will turn up algo saldrá
3 (point upwards) volverse hacia arriba
his nose turns up tiene la nariz respingona
transitive verb
1 [+collar, sleeve, hem] subir
2 [+heat, gas, sound] subir
Would you mind turning the volume up a little?
[+radio etc] poner más fuerte; subir
to turn up the heat (on sth/sb) meter más presión (a algo/algn)
Yazov turned up the heat this week, accusing the Lithuanian authorities of actively blocking the enrolment of draftees for the Soviet forces Today, however, there are signs that the US wants to turn up the heat on the Iraqi ruler Epstein's book turned up the heat on the debate over ...
3 (find) descubrir; desenterrar; [+reference] buscar; consultar; [+evidence, information] sacar a la luz; revelar
Scientists have turned up no useful information on how best to treat it A survey turned up more than 3000 people suffering from ...
4 (dig up) [+earth] revolver; [+buried object] desenterrar; hacer salir a la superficie
5 (disgust)
it really turns me up me revuelve las tripas (informal) or el estómago
6 (Britain) (desist)
turn it up! ¡por favor!
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