notch up


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notch up

To add something to a tally. A noun or pronoun can be used between "notch" and "up." Tamara notched up yet another sale this afternoon. She's been moving our stock like crazy lately! The team finally notched its first victory up after playing six games in the regular season.
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notch something up

to count up something; to add up or score something. We notched yet another victory up in our efforts to regain the trophy. Well, it looks like we notched up another victory.
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57pm) never took long to settle in following a spell at Portsmouth, chalking up wins in A7 and A6 grade over the standard 475m trip, and Jim Reynolds' bitch looks ready to notch up a victory over 640m at Walthamstow's BAGS meeting today, writes Tony Bullen.
Having outgrown his gritty Peckham studio--a former laundry converted by Eric Parry in 1988--Gormley's need to move was more than a notch up in scale and location (building three and a half times more space within easier reach of his north London home).
Lotto old girl Anthea Turner helps a national institution notch up its third anniversary tonight.
Ronnie O'Sullivan may need no more than a couple of frames to notch up more than 105 50-ups points, but he is also expected to run out a cosy winner against fading Gary Wilkinson, so with a whitewash a distinct possibility, the potential for a decent profit is not great.