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


plough up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Growing crops
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to turn over a field or other area of land with a plough to change it from grass, for example, to land for growing crops See related entries: Growing crops
  2. 2to break up the surface of the ground by walking or driving across it again and again The paths get all ploughed up by motorbikes. Heavy traffic had ploughed up the surface of the track.