get up against

get up against (someone or something)

To physically move or lean against someone or something. The police officer shouted for all of us to get up against the wall.
See also: get, up
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get up against someone or something

to press close against someone or something. I got up against the wall, out of the way. The child got up against his father to stay warm.
See also: get, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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