HyperDic: dummy_up

English > 2 senses of the expression dummy up:
VERBcreationdummy up, dummymake a dummy of
communicationdummy up, close up, clam up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumrefuse to talk / talk or stop talking / talking
English > dummy up: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a dummy of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dummy up the books that are to be published"
Synonymdummy
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishhacer un borrador, maquetar
English > dummy up: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrefuse to talk / talk or stop talking / talking; fall silent.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsclose up, clam up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
Oppositeopen uptalk / talk freely and without inhibition
Spanishcallarse, callar, silenciar
Catalancallar

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