beef up

phrasal verb
beefed up; beefing up; beefs up

Definition of beef up

informal
: to add weight, strength, or power to (something) Security around the city will be beefed up during the event. a politician looking to beef his image up

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“Beef up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beef%20up. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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