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sweep up

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  1. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag inverb

    force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

    Synonyms:
    swing, sail, swing out, mat, entangle, espouse, get behind, snarl, scuff, hale, drag, embrace, span, adopt, brush, drag out, tangle, hang back, trail, cart, puff, sweep, dishevel, traverse, broom, ravel, drag on, dredge, drop back, drag in, draw, cross, tousle, drop behind, embroil, haul, knot

  2. espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep upverb

    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

    "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

    Synonyms:
    embrace, adopt, hook up with, acquire, marry, sweep, cover, get hitched with, dramatize, wed, hug, take up, comprehend, assume, get married, embroil, take in, encompass, follow, squeeze, conjoin, bosom, take, take over, dramatise, drag in, borrow, espouse, take on, drag, tangle

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How to use sweep up in a sentence?

  1. Thom Tillis:

    Virtually every one that I've seen here has been one that sweep up law-abiding gun owners into what I consider to be an overreach.

  2. Mae Ngai:

    It was not humane, it was a military style of operation, [Eisenhower] sent hundreds of border patrol officers to sweep up people.

  3. Todd Harris:

    You can get nowhere near first place in Texas and still vacuum up a whole lot of delegates just because of the size of the state, we're under no illusions that there won't be a resounding Ted Cruz victory, but there are things that we think we can do on the margins to sweep up some delegates -- and we're going to do it.

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