fuel up

phrasal verb

fueled up or fuelled up; fueling up or fuelling up; fuels up
: to put fuel into a car, airplane, etc.
They fueled up for their long journey home.

Examples of fuel up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The station will eventually have the capacity to fuel up to 200 hydrogen trucks and roughly 400 cars a day. Kristin J. Bender, The Mercury News, 16 May 2024 The ship will dock with the gas depot, fuel up, and head off toward the moon. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, 14 Mar. 2024 And here gluttony is justified, with depleted riders needing to fuel up on all that sensational food after burning thousands of calories on the road and in preparation for the following day’s outing. Ben Oliver, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2024 Scheel’s visitors can also fuel up at the Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory or Ginna’s Café. Glendale redevelopment:The 1st sports bar in this metro Phoenix city has closed after 44 years. Shawn Raymundo, The Arizona Republic, 5 Feb. 2024 Two experts weighed in on whether eating at your desk during a busy workday is really the best way to fuel up and maintain productivity for the rest of the day. Erica Lamberg, Fox News, 9 Feb. 2024 Now, the company says its truck can achieve a range of up to 500 miles and fuel up in 20 minutes. Kristin Shaw, Popular Science, 17 Jan. 2024 What better way to fuel up for game day than with the constant bean-couragement of a legend? Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2023 Apparently, the first attempt at fuelling up the generators hadn’t gone as planned. Adam Iscoe, The New Yorker, 11 Dec. 2023

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“Fuel up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuel%20up. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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