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crease up

To become creased or wrinkled, as of clothing. After sitting for so long in my suit, the pants are starting to crease up.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crease something up

to get creases or folds into something that is supposed to be flat; to wrinkle one's clothing. (Very similar to messed up.) You will crease your jacket up if you don't sit up straight. I was sitting so long that I creased up my pants.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


mod. exhausted. What a day. I am totally creased.
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'In 2018 brands are going to have to be very careful about sending out inauthentic, socially good messages,' Creaser says.
Recent scholars take the view that this text was set either from authorial papers of 1614 or a transcript of them (Creaser 268; Wiggins with Richardson VI: 413).
Creaser was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
When compared on the basis of subject disciplines, Creaser (2006b) found significant differences on frequency of library use, priorities and opinion on library service quality.
"We work in a variety of metals, including steel, galvanized stainless and aluminum, for example," says Creaser. "We decided on the wet type of collection booth for our grinding operation primarily because of the hazards that can come from the dust from dissimilar metals, particularly aluminum and stainless steel."
There were no correct responses for this piece, which is a cartridge shell creaser: Photo submitted by Larry Mack.
Westlake, C., Dracup, K., Creaser, J., Livingston, N., Heywood, J.T., Huiskes, B.
PEDAL POWER: Tim Calder, 18, from Hexham, and Martin Creaser, from Newcastle, at the adventure park
Westlake C, Dracup K, Creaser J, Livingston N, Heywood JT, Huiskes BL, Fonarow G, Hamilton M (2002) Correlates of health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure.
(JEGI), a leading independent investment bank for the media, has appointed Thomas Creaser to the newly created position of executive vice president, Professional Services Group.
NORTH WALES RESULTS IN MOURNE PEAKS RACE (ALL ERYRI HARRIERS UNLESS STATED): 27 Richard Roberts 2-29.10, 38 Ian Ridgeway 2-32.04, 39 Harry Mathews (Mynydd Du) 2-32.46, 47 Mathew Roberts 2-38.28, 58 James McQueen 2-42.08, 60 Paul Jenkinson 2-44.00, 65 Ian Houston (Mercia) 2-48.14, 66 Anna Bartlett (Shrews) 2-48.30, 90 Andrea Roberts 2-57.40, 92 Paul Howarth 2-57.54, 118 Ruth Metcalfe 3-11.00, 120 Jenny Hemming 3-11.20, 126 Hannah Toberman 3-13.34, 133 Jackie Lee 3-14.44, 135 Ross Powell (Mercia) 3-16.38, 148 Alison Thomas 3-26.32, 156 James Creaser 3-31.14, 161 Mike Blake 3-33.00, 162 Libby Peters 3-33.01, 181 Maggie Oliver 4-00.57.
The RNIB estimates that approximately 4 percent of books published in the United Kingdom (UK) are rendered in alternative formats (primarily audio) while so little nonbook material is thus rendered that it corrects to zero percent (Lockyer, Creaser, & Davies, 2005).