shine up(redirected from shines something up)
To cause something to become more glossy or bright by polishing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "shine" and "up." I bet you could shine this old coin up and sell it for pretty good price. I spent the afternoon shining up the old wood floors in my mother's house.
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