>DO UP (1)

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do up = make more beautiful  (with nice furniture or nice clothes or make-up or repairs or paint or wharever makes something or someone look nicer)

examples:
  • Next week we are doing up the house. We are thinking of painting some rooms and redecorating the living room.
  • You should do this kitchen up. Everything here looks old.
  • Last summer we did our old house in the village up and now it is ready for us to spend this summer there.
  • She did herself up for the wedding.
  • You look stunning! You must have spent a lot of time doing yourself up!
  • She was done up in a beautiful pink dress and matching earrings.
  • He spent an hour doing himself up for the party.
  • They hired a decorator to do their living room up.
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