HyperDic: string_up

English > 2 senses of the expression string up:
VERBsocialstring up, hangkill by hanging
changestring up, stringadd as if on a string
English > string up: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningkill by hanging.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to string up the prisoners
Synonymhang
Narrowergibbethang on an execution instrument
halterhang with a halter
Broaderexecute, put to deathkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
Spanishahorcar, colgar
Catalanenforcar, penjar
English > string up: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningadd as if on a string.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
Synonymstring
Broaderaddmake an addition (to)
Spanishencordar, engarzar
Catalanencordar, penjar-se, penjar

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