English version

tart something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtart something ↔ up phrasal verb British English informal1 DECORATEto try to make something more attractive by decorating it, often in a way that other people think is cheap or ugly We’ll need to tart the place up a bit.2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKING tart yourself up/get tarted up if a woman tarts herself up or gets tarted up, she tries to make herself look attractive by putting on nice clothes, make-up etc – often used humorously She got all tarted up for the party. tart→ See Verb table
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Verb table
tart (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytart (BrE)
he, she, ittarts (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytarted (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tarted
he, she, ithas tarted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tarted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tart
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tarted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tarting
he, she, itis tarting
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you, we, theyare tarting
Past
I, he, she, itwas tarting
you, we, theywere tarting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tarting
he, she, ithas been tarting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tarting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tarting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tarting
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