tack up


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tack something up

to fasten something onto something with tacks. The drapes started to fall, so we tacked them up again. Please tack up these posters.
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tack up

v.
1. To post something with or as if with a tack: I tacked up a poster of my favorite band. The teacher tacked the best students' essays up on the wall.
2. To outfit a horse with a harness and saddle: The cowboy tacked up the horse. We can take the horses out for a ride after you've tacked them up.
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That gives them plenty of time to tack up the big fees they crave: Factoring $100,000 worth of receivables each month, for example, could cost $60,000--or triple the amount of interest you'd likely pay for an equal line of credit.
The nails and staples used to tack up the signs are a real safety hazard to our electric system employees," said Steven D.