work\ up

work\ up
1. III
work up smb. /smb. up/ he worked himself up он взвинтил себя; work up smth. /smth. up/ work up a friendly feeling (the excitement of the mob, enthusiasm, etc.) возбуждать /вызывать/ дружелюбное чувство и т.д.; work up a rebellion подстрекать к бунту; work up an appetite нагуливать или возбуждать аппетит
2. XI
be (get) worked up don't bother him now, he is worked up не трогай его сейчас, он взвинчен; I don't want him to get worked up я не хочу, чтобы он разнервничался
3. XVI
work up to (from) smth. our speed worked up to 70 miles an hour наша скорость доходила до семидесяти миль в час; events worked up to a climax события достигли кульминационного пункта; what are you working up to? к чему вы клоните /ведете/?; work up from the bottom начать [карьеру] с самых низов
4. XXI1
work up smb. /smb. up/ (in)to same state work oneself up into a rage (into a state of frenzy, etc.) довести себя до бешенства и т.д.; work the audience up into a passion довести зрителей до исступления: work oneself up to imaginary misfortunes придумать себе несуществующие несчастья; work up smb. /smb. up/ over smth. work oneself (one's husband, etc.) up over nothing (over a trifle, etc.) взвинтить себя и т.д. без всяких оснований и т.д.

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