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To transplant a seedling or plant into a pot. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pot" and "up." A: "Wow, your gardenias are gorgeous!" B: "Thanks! I can pot one up for you, if you'd like to take one home with you." It's starting to get quite cold out, so I want to pot up these basil plants so I can tend to them indoors.
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pot something up
to put plants into pots. If you would like one of these tomato plants, I'll pot one up for you. Jan potted up a plant for me.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.