One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the flagstaffs were being touched up with gold paint’
repaint, patch up, retouch, renovate, refurbish, spruce up, restore, revive, renew, revamp, brush up, rehabilitate, overhaul, recondition, refresh, rejuvenate
informal do something up, give something a facelift, titivate
2‘touch up your CV and improve your interview skills’
improve, enhance, gloss, dress up, embellish, embroider
finish off, round off, perfect
bring up to date, modernize, revamp, revise, redo, polish up, rewrite, edit
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.