English version

trump something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrump something ↔ up phrasal verbSCTRICK/DECEIVEto use false information to make someone seem guilty of doing something wrong They had trumped the whole thing up to get rid of him.trumped-up adjective Dissidents were routinely arrested on trumped-up charges. trump→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trump upThat you have trumped this up.And perhaps it was time to play the trump card up his sleeve.
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Verb table
trump
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrump
he, she, ittrumps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrumped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trumped
he, she, ithas trumped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trumped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trump
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trumped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trumping
he, she, itis trumping
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you, we, theyare trumping
Past
I, he, she, itwas trumping
you, we, theywere trumping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trumping
he, she, ithas been trumping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trumping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trumping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trumping
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