English version

do up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo up phrasal verb1 DCCTIEto fasten something, or to be fastened in a particular waydo something ↔ up Do up your coat or you’ll get cold. a skirt which does up at the back2 do something ↔ upDHTTC to repair an old building or car, or to improve its appearance They did up an old cottage in the Scottish Highlands.3 do something ↔ up to decorate something in a particular way The apartment was done up in Viennese style.4 do something ↔ up to wrap something in paper5 do yourself upDCB to make yourself look neat and attractive Sue spent ages doing herself up. do→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
do upWhen I walked into the room, Allen was doing up his trousers.I can't do this zip up - it's stuck.He does up old cars and sells them.Are your shoelaces done up properly?Could you do up the back of this dress for me?The toggles on his duffel coat were done up wrong.Come on then, do up your coat and let's go.Do up your laces before you trip and fall.
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Verb table
do
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydo
he, she, itdoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave done
he, she, ithas done
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad done
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill do
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have done
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doing
he, she, itis doing
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you, we, theyare doing
Past
I, he, she, itwas doing
you, we, theywere doing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doing
he, she, ithas been doing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doing
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