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link someone or something up (to something)

to connect someone or something to something, usually with something that has a type of fastener or connector that constitutes a link. They promised that they would link me up to the network today. They will link up my computer to the network today.
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link up

v.
1. To collaborate or team up: The two minority parties linked up to oppose the ruling party. Two popular bands have linked up for a nationwide tour.
2. To introduce someone into a relationship or collaboration with others: Can you link me up with a good financial adviser? I linked them up last year and now they are partners. The convention links up buyers and sellers.
3. To join together: The two trains linked up to form one long train. This road links up with the highway in six miles.
4. To connect something with some other thing: We linked the trailer up to the truck. I linked up four extension cords and plugged the vacuum cleaner in. They linked the computers up so that they could share files.
5. To meet with someone, especially in order to do something: Let's link up next week and discuss the report. I linked up with my friends after the concert.
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We are considering future link ups such as a women's of monthly with a bottle of wine or a beer tie-in with a lifestyle title for men.
Telstar ceased operating in 1963 and yesterday's link ups were achieved using one of the newest satellites, Intelsat 903, which is positioned above the Atlantic Ocean.
Eamonn said: "I'm delighted to be hosting the show which is an exciting mix of nail-biting quiz, live link ups from around the world and some really glamourous prizes.
The actress is trying her best keep her clam amidst the sour break up with Rob Pat and his varied link ups (ranging from singer Sia and 'Maps of the Star' actress, Sarah Gadon).
We already have provisions to allow link ups with people who are abroad and this initiative will operate in a similar way.
Yorkie's role in the proceedings will be via advertising idents at the beginning and end of ad breaks throughout the show, which features "live" link ups to driving exercises.