rake up
transitive verb Date: 1581 to make known or public ; uncover <
rake up a scandal
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  • rake up — ► rake up/over revive the memory of (an incident or period best forgotten). Main Entry: ↑rake …   English terms dictionary

  • rake up — verb bring to light (Freq. 1) He raked up the misdeeds of his predecessor • Hypernyms: ↑discover, ↑find • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s that CLAUSE * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • rake up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms rake up : present tense I/you/we/they rake up he/she/it rakes up present participle raking up past tense raked up past participle raked up informal to mention something unpleasant that happened in the past and …   English dictionary

  • rake up — {v. phr.} To expose; gather; bring to light. * /Let s forget about the past; there s no need to rake up all those old memories./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rake up — {v. phr.} To expose; gather; bring to light. * /Let s forget about the past; there s no need to rake up all those old memories./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rake\ up — v. phr. To expose; gather; bring to light. Let s forget about the past; there s no need to rake up all those old memories …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rake up — verb to collect (leaves etc.) into a pile by using a rake …   Wiktionary

  • rake up — PHRASAL VERB If someone is raking up something unpleasant or embarrassing that happened in the past, they are talking about it when you would prefer them not to mention it. [V P n (not pron)] Raking up the past won t help anyone. [Also V n P] Syn …   English dictionary

  • rake up — 1. Gather together, scrape up. 2. Cover with ashes (as a fire) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rake up/over — ► rake up/over revive the memory of (an incident or period best forgotten). Main Entry: ↑rake …   English terms dictionary

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