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do up / atar
do up   do   1   -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=fasten)
[+shoes, shoelaces]   atar
[+dress]   (generally)   abrochar   (with zip)   cerrar or subir la cremallera de
[+buttons, coat, necklace]   abrochar
[+tie]   hacer el nudo de
[+zip]   cerrar,   subir
2. (=wrap up)
[+parcel]   envolver
·have you done up that parcel yet?
·¿has envuelto ya ese paquete?
3. (=renovate)
[+house]   reformar,   hacer reformas en
4. (=dress up)
·she was all done up in her best clothes
iba de punta en blanco *
·Mark was done up in a beret and cravat >
*   Mark iba luciendo una boina y un fular
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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