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boost up

To hoist someone or something up to a higher point. A noun can be used between "boost" and "up" or after "up." I boosted up my daughter so that she could get a better view of the giraffes at the zoo. Boost me up so I can spy on them through the window! Boost up that box before it falls.
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boost someone up

to give someone a helpful lift up to something. She boosted me up so I could get into the window. They boosted up the child for a better view.
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1. tv. & in. to steal or shoplift something. (Underworld.) He specializes in boosting meat for resale.
2. tv. to praise or hype someone or something; to support someone or something. She is always boosting some cause.
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Last chance qualifiers in both the 125cc and 250cc classes will split the Last Chance Qualifier purse at the remaining THQ World Supercross GP and AMA Supercross Series events sponsored by BOOST Mobile.
Carpenter received the BOOST Mobile i95cl wireless phone, which features the BOOST 2WAY(TM) digital two-way radio feature, a color display, games, ring tones and more.
Congratulations to Paul Carpenter and all the last chance qualifiers for their drive and determination," said BOOST Mobile CEO Peter Adderton.
BOOST Mobile Hard Charger Awards will be presented at four upcoming West Coast AMA Supercross Series events that are a part of the THQ World Supercross GP, including:
Roy Janson, vice president of Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports Division said: "We are thrilled to be associated with BOOST Mobile, a company that clearly shares our passion and commitment to supercross.
The BOOST Mobile Hard Charger Awards extends the company's commitment to supporting top athletes of BMX, motocross, skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing.
Comshare is a registered trademark; The Decision Support Company, BOOST and Arthur are trademarks of Comshare, Inc.