chalk up


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1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else
  • let's chalk up her weird behavior to simple nervousness

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2 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • chalked up a record in singles tennis that is likely to stand for a long time

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The first known use of chalk up was in 1826

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“Chalk up.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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