Save up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To save up something (or save something up) is to keep money so that you have enough to buy something in the future.

Examples of use:

1. We are saving up for a house.

2. You will have to save up if you want to buy that expensive car.

3. He saved up for a year for a new motorbike.

4. She saved her allowance up to buy a ticket to see her favourite band.

save up
present simple
save up and saves up
-ing form
saving up
past simple
saved up
past participle
saved up

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