English version

copy something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcopy something ↔ up phrasal verb British Englishto write something again in a better or neater form syn write up It is important to copy up your notes soon after the lecture. copy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
copy upA stack of copies was piled up at the entrance to the Arts Lab.Once the first draft is complete, a proof copy is sent up for checking.But copying to catch up is what everyone has to do if they want to join the first world.This means that the same man can enter copy, make up the page, and check it for errors.Cast off a calculation determining how much space copy will take up when typeset.
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Verb table
copy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycopy
he, she, itcopies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycopied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave copied
he, she, ithas copied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad copied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill copy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have copied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam copying
he, she, itis copying
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you, we, theyare copying
Past
I, he, she, itwas copying
you, we, theywere copying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been copying
he, she, ithas been copying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been copying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be copying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been copying
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