English version

trade up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrade up phrasal verbBBTEXCHANGEto replace something you own with something better, or buy a better type of thing than before to/from It also encourages existing home owners to trade up to larger accommodation. trade→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarytrade up phrasal verb [intransitive]MARKETING to buy more expensive goods that are of better qualityThousands of small-apartment owners are trading up for more luxurious accommodation. toHome-computer buyers are trading up to machines with more power and speed. trade→ See Verb table
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Verb table
trade
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrade
he, she, ittrades
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytraded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave traded
he, she, ithas traded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad traded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trade
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have traded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trading
he, she, itis trading
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you, we, theyare trading
Past
I, he, she, itwas trading
you, we, theywere trading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trading
he, she, ithas been trading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trading
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