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pool up

1. Of liquid, to accumulate into a pool. It turns out that rain water had been pooling up under the foundations, causing a massive amount of damage to the property.
2. To gather up, accumulate, or group together something, especially money or other resources, from various places or sources. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pool" and "up." We've all been pooling our money up to buy these lottery tickets, so we all deserve equal shares of the winnings! The four companies came together pooled up their top legal teams to sue the government over the new law.
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pool up

v.
1. To accumulate in pools of liquid: Because the seal around the bathtub leaks, water pools up on the floor every time I shower.
2. To group some resources for the common advantage of the participants or contributors: We pooled our money up so that we could buy a new TV. If the kids pool up their allowances, they could buy a baseball bat.
See also: pool, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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