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


sew up

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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to join or repair something by sewing to sew up a seam
  2. 2[often passive] (informal) to arrange something in an acceptable way It didn't take me long to sew up the deal. They think they have the election sewn up (= they think they are definitely going to win).
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