stock up

phrasal verb

stocked up; stocking up; stocks up
: to get a large quantity of something for later use
often + on
We made sure to stock up on food before the storm hit.

Examples of stock up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also, the brand offers discounts for buying multiples, which is a great incentive to stock up. Maya Polton, Parents, 16 May 2024 Instead of stocking up on multiple adapters, why not opt for this Mapambo converter that’ll work in about 150 countries, including Italy, Singapore, Japan, and Fiji. Sanah Faroke, Travel + Leisure, 15 May 2024 Broadcast networks that once stocked up on such shows now rely more on reality competitions, game shows and live sports to fill their schedules. Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 Barbecue season is officially upon us, which means grill masters everywhere are stocking up on cast iron skillets, grilling tools, and the best portable grills for camping. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024 But, stocking up on a large variety of ingredients can be intimidating in both cost and effort. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 5 May 2024 Want to stock up on summer wardrobe staples ahead of Memorial Day weekend? Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 Most of the treasures are just stocked up in piles, awaiting for their chance to impress. Jim Harrington, The Mercury News, 30 Apr. 2024 Act fast to stock up on casual T-shirts, dressy tank tops, and more spring blouses for less, since most of our picks are on sale and discounts aren’t guaranteed to last. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 24 Apr. 2024

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“Stock up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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