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link up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlink up phrasal verb1 JOIN something TOGETHERto connect with something or to make a connection between things, especially so that they can work together with The train links up with the ferry at Dover.link something ↔ up (with something) The next stage is to link the film up with the soundtrack.2 to connect computers, broadcast systems etc so that electronic messages can be sent between themlink something ↔ up (to/with something) All these PCs are linked up to the network. The Internet allows people from all over the world to link up for chat sessions.3 to join with someone so that you can do something together with We linked up with the ‘Daily Express’ to help run the campaign. linkup link→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
link withMelling claims he has linked up with a backer who will help finance production of the Nemesis.The UPS strategy has been to buy or link up with foreign companies.Three years ago Rover linked up with Honda, which took a 20 percent stake in the company.More striking still was the failure of the Green movement to link up with Kursk or any other neighbouring area.There were also some doubts about the link up with other tramways in Beckenham and Lewisham.Each spring his school links up with others around the world to observe the weather and build a global meteorological database.The assumption behind this shift was that an ideal black music would naturally link up with socialist politics.Southern Pacific Railway laid tracks to link up with Union Pacific's in the East.link something ↔ up (to/with something)We come across isolated pieces of information and set out to link them up.With my new kidney scar, I only needed a hernia to link them up.In good times trade and investment links set up a virtuous circle where growth in one economy boosts others.Video links were set up in Tucson and Phoenix for family therapy conference calls.To link things up we have to act on the information rather than wait for the information to act on us.The next stage is to cut precisely to the right length and to link it up with the sound track.link withThree years ago Rover linked up with Honda, which took a 20 percent stake in the company.More striking still was the failure of the Green movement to link up with Kursk or any other neighbouring area.There were also some doubts about the link up with other tramways in Beckenham and Lewisham.Each spring his school links up with others around the world to observe the weather and build a global meteorological database.The assumption behind this shift was that an ideal black music would naturally link up with socialist politics.
From Longman Business Dictionarylink up phrasal verb1[intransitive, transitive] to join or connect things, or to be joined or connectedlink (something) up to/with somethingThe railway linked up manufacturing areas with raw material sources.people who link up to the Internet every day2[intransitive] to agree to work together on a particular project withA Japanese brewery has linked up with a local beer maker to market Japanese beer abroad. see also link-up link→ See Verb tablelink-upˈlink-up noun [countable]COMMERCE a connection between two organizations, things etc, for example when they work togethera possible link-up between the two tour operators
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Verb table
link
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylink
he, she, itlinks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylinked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave linked
he, she, ithas linked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad linked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill link
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have linked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam linking
he, she, itis linking
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you, we, theyare linking
Past
I, he, she, itwas linking
you, we, theywere linking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been linking
he, she, ithas been linking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been linking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be linking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been linking
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