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ramp something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishramp something ↔ up phrasal verb1 to try to persuade people that a company’s shares are worth more than they really are To ramp up a share price during a takeover bid is unacceptable.2 if a company ramps up an activity, it increases it Producers can quickly ramp up production.ramp-up noun [countable usually singular] ramp→ See Verb table
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ramp upHere there is usually a ramp or board up which cyclists may push their bicycle.
From Longman Business Dictionaryramp something → up phrasal verb [transitive]1FINANCE if someone ramps up a company’s shares, they try to persuade people that they are worth more than they really areTo ramp up a share price during a takeover bid is unacceptable.2COMMERCEif a company ramps up an activity, it increases itProducers can quickly ramp up production to prevent any shortages.The company spent millions of pounds ramping up its marketing in the US.3FINANCEto increase prices, costs etcThe strength of the pound sterling has ramped up the cost of imported materials. ramp→ See Verb table
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Verb table
ramp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyramp
he, she, itramps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyramped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ramped
he, she, ithas ramped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ramped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ramp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ramped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ramping
he, she, itis ramping
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you, we, theyare ramping
Past
I, he, she, itwas ramping
you, we, theywere ramping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ramping
he, she, ithas been ramping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ramping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ramping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ramping
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