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Stack up   /stæk əp/   Listen
Stack up

verb
1.
Arrange into piles or stacks.  Synonyms: heap up, pile up.






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"Stack up" Quotes from Famous Books



... inclined to overfriendliness. When I clerked at the Enterprise Store in Beloit the women used to come in and ask for something we didn't carry just for an excuse to copy the way the lace yoke effects were planned in my shirtwaists. You ought to see the way those same shirtwaist stack up here. Why, boy, the lingerie waists that the other girls in my department wear make my best hand-tucked effort look like a simple English country blouse. They're so dripping with Irish crochet and real Val and Cluny insertions that it's a wonder ...
— Buttered Side Down • Edna Ferber

... the last resting place of those "ruffians." When I find it I shall shed some tears on it, and stack up some bouquets and immortelles, and cart away from it some gravel whereby to remember that howsoever blotted by crime their lives may have been, these ruffians did one just deed, at any rate, albeit it was not warranted by the strict ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

... my getting you out of it to a decent job in a department store has begun to do for you. And you're making good, too. Higgins teld me to-day, if you don't let your head swell, there won't be a fellow in the department can stack up his ...
— Americans All - Stories of American Life of To-Day • Various

... planted a few Prolongers in the Dickinson and the Woodhull we ought to be able to stack up ...
— The Varmint • Owen Johnson

... rehabilitation, it will be because he wants it. And he doesn't, of course. Being a slob suits him fine. He's just likely to be more cautious about it in future. So we'll let him go his happy way. Now—let's get down to business. How does Pluly's yacht harem stack up?" ...
— Legacy • James H Schmitz



Words linked to "Stack up" :   pile up, heap up, collect, pull together, garner, gather



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