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camp something up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcamp something up phrasal verbFUNNY camp it up informal to deliberately use unnatural body or face movements, in a way that some people think is typical of a homosexual man camp→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
camp upLarge hospital camps were set up.Instead, the government used the block as a corral for an Army camp set up a few blocks away.Illegal immigrants would be expelled using chartered transport after being housed in camps set up at ports and airports.He reports that a trip to Catterick Camp to set up rope ladders on the assault course was heavy going.At this staging camp I picked up some mail.Nevertheless, we decide to make camp farther up the beach.In retrospect it now seems that both camps were barking up the wrong tree.I left the finding of a camping spot up to Chutra as only he knew how to read the countryside.
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Verb table
camp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycamp
he, she, itcamps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycamped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave camped
he, she, ithas camped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad camped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill camp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have camped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam camping
he, she, itis camping
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you, we, theyare camping
Past
I, he, she, itwas camping
you, we, theywere camping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been camping
he, she, ithas been camping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been camping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be camping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been camping
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