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Definition of loosen up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

loosen up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
to relax and stop worrying Come on, Jo. Loosen up.

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to relax your muscles or parts of the body or to make them relax, before taking exercise, etc. Dancers were loosening up before going on stage.
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