pair up

phrasal verb

paired up; pairing up; pairs up
: to join together for a purpose, job, etc.
The two organizations paired up to educate the public about the threat of global warming.

Examples of pair up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two reality stars are featured on season 2 of Perfect Match, and though they were paired up at the beginning of the season, the two developed stronger connections with other people by episode 6. Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 Located less than an hour from the city by train, Disneyland Paris pairs up the quintessential magic of the North American parks with a touch of French panache. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 5 June 2024 The Magic Kingdom's afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade is a cis-palooza with dancers paired up in hetero couples and many princesses and princes. Deanne Revel, Parents, 22 May 2024 In Doug Liman's heist film, desperate father Rory (Matt Damon) and ex-con Cobby (Casey Affleck) are paired up on a job to rob a corrupt politician. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 Boys pair up and take turns controlling the distance. Courtney E. Martin, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 May 2024 Special need students in middle and elementary schools in Carroll County Public Schools are paired up with buddies, McDaniel student-athletes, to challenge their individuals skills in a variety of athletic events. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 4 Apr. 2024 The 2024 class of television writers were paired up with high-level writing mentors to revise their scripts and worked with creative executive mentors for pitch workshops. Selena Kuznikov, Variety, 13 May 2024 In an interview with TV Insider, Guzman, 36, discussed whether Buck (played by Oliver Stark) could eventually pair up with his character Eddie after the former began exploring his bisexuality during season 7. Brendan Le, Peoplemag, 9 May 2024

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“Pair up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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