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verb[NO OBJECT]gen up on
1 Find out about:‘we genned up on the agencies that had done the work’
revise, read up, go over, refresh one's memory of, relearn, cram, study, learnView synonyms
- ‘Admit it: genning up about your holiday before you go is half the fun.’
- ‘To gen up on skin rejuvenating peels, don't miss the event at Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh, on Tuesday, and London on Friday.’
- ‘Businesses are failing to capture essential evidence from their computer systems, according to a UK industry group which has published a new set of guidelines designed to help firms gen up on computer forensics.’
- ‘Smith has been genning up on her kung fu moves and Dundee's martial arts community is already booking in numbers.’
- ‘In preparation for today he has been genning up on repeats.’
- ‘Not only is it a chance to gen up on language skills, it is a fabulous opportunity to make friends abroad and travel in Europe.’
- ‘One minute you're all genned up on the digestion of proteins, then you're writing about the beauty of Mozart's operas.’
- ‘I've never built one, but I know someone who has and I'm reasonably well genned up on them.’
- ‘You should also be punctual and have genned up on the organisation you are being interviewed for.’
- ‘Obviously, we genned up on the agencies that had done the work.’
- ‘With a good hour to kill each way, it's time to gen up on the world around me.’
- 1.1gen someone up[with object] Provide someone with information:‘as everything's finalized, I can gen you up properly’
knowledgeable, enlightened, illuminated, literate, well informed, well educated, educated, schooled, instructedView synonyms
- ‘We're not exactly genned up on how it all works but when you combine hot weather, big hills and huge expanses of water, then it all adds up to a windsurfer's paradise.’
- ‘This gave them the opportunity to gen me up on the band and their inspired brand of music.’
- ‘Anyway I'm looking forward to meeting some of you at some stage soon although Jon will have to be my mentor and gen me up on this car.’
- ‘I was hoping I might get a reply from someone who had used a cheaper one and could gen me up on it.’
- ‘Any information or links to gen me up would be much appreciated.’
- ‘Working under Gough and his assistant proved an attraction for a tenacious performer whose Scottish father Michael genned him up on the pair's pedigree.’
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