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roll something up

to coil or rotate something into a coil or roll of something. I rolled the poster up and put it back in its mailing tube. I have to roll up this paper.
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roll something up

 (into something)
1. to include something into something that is being rotated into a coil. I guess I accidentally rolled the letter up into the poster that was lying on my desk. I rolled up the letter into the poster.
2. to make something into a round shape by rolling it. He rolled the gum up into a ball and tossed it away. Jane rolled up the dough into a ball.
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roll up

1. Accumulate, as in He rolled up a fortune in commodity trading, or She rolled up a huge number of votes in this district. [Mid-1800s]
2. Arrive in a vehicle, as in They rolled up in a taxi at exactly eight o'clock.
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roll up

v.
1. To fold or turn something inward several times in order to make it more compact: Please roll up the poster before it gets torn. We rolled the carpet up so we could dance on the wooden floor.
2. To assume a coiled or spiral form: The snail rolled up in its shell.
3. To arrive in a vehicle: The celebrity rolled up to the theater in a white limousine.
4. To envelop or enfold something in a covering: Roll the dirty laundry up in a sheet. I rolled up the rags in a tarp and threw them out.
5. To accumulate or amass something: The investors rolled up a large fortune.
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