English version

conjure something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconjure something ↔ up phrasal verb1 THINK something/HAVE A THOUGHTto bring a thought, picture, idea, or memory to someone’s mindconjure up images/pictures/thoughts etc (of something) Dieting always seems to conjure up images of endless salads.2 GETto make something appear when it is not expected, as if by magic Somehow we have to conjure up another $10,000.3 ROMto make the soul of a dead person appear by saying special magic words conjure→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
conjure upI came to London to lay ghosts, not to conjure them up.Perhaps I am dreaming, he thought, perhaps I have simply conjured him up.She had never permitted herself to conjure it up.I conjured her up as a powerful conservative force in the village, a symbol of the old ways.I conjured her up once more.conjure up images/pictures/thoughts etc (of something)But my mind conjures up images of how they know my secret shame, and are talking about me behind my back.Even quite wealthy individuals confess to conjuring up images of going cold and hungry.Homeworking / teleworking Homeworking used to conjure up images of hard-pressed workers licking envelopes or schoolwork that we never wanted to do.It conjures up images of Victorian family evenings round the piano.My hon. Friend conjured up images of people coming out of taxis and meeting friends.
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Verb table
conjure
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconjure
he, she, itconjures
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconjured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave conjured
he, she, ithas conjured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad conjured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill conjure
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have conjured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam conjuring
he, she, itis conjuring
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you, we, theyare conjuring
Past
I, he, she, itwas conjuring
you, we, theywere conjuring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been conjuring
he, she, ithas been conjuring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been conjuring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be conjuring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been conjuring
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