overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog outverb
put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
"She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
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dress up, window-dressverb
make something appear superficially attractive
"The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth"
caparison, bard, barde, dress upverb
put a caparison on
"caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
costume, dress upverb
dress in a costume
"We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
dress, dress upverb
dress in a certain manner
"She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
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How to use dress up in a sentence?
( The holidays are) such a rare opportunity to dress up these days.
To be honest, when [Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee head Yoshiro] Mori first came to me with the idea [of appearing at the closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario], I didn’t like it [laughs], ‘Is it really OK for a prime minister to dress up like Mario?’ I asked. As much as possible, I wanted to avoid any politicizing of the Olympics, and it’s a 20-hour flight to Rio.
Just dress up and start celebrating life. Simple!
God: He can make you say things, he can make you go places, (For example) the secretary of state, he can make you do things like write a book or dress up as Mario for Halloween, he can hit Jesus statues with lightening, he can make you type words over the internet, he can make you pick your nose without you even knowing he's making you do it, he has control over all your behaviors without you even knowing it. So I ask myself if God has so much power, if God is so intelligent, if he is so connected to us, than why is there so much evil in the world and why doesn't he stop it? The only thing I can think of is that he is pure evil and doesn't want to stop it.
We see Frida as the person, Frida the artist but also the woman, i met Frida personally for the first time when I went through her archive, and I found a woman who loved perfume, who loved to dress up, who didn't let her disabilities define her but she defined who she was in her own terms.
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- aufputzen, verkleidenGerman
- ponerse bonito, embellecerSpanish
- pukeutua, laittautuaFinnish
- agghindarsi, mettersi in ghingheri, farsi bella, vestirsi elegantemente, vestirsi a festa, vestirsi bene, travestirsiItalian
- 차려 입다Korean
- przebierać się, przebrać sięPolish
- нарядиться, приодетьсяRussian
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