Definition of 'speed up'
Example sentences containing 'speed up'
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They groaned and panted, but they could do nothing to speed up her progress. DESPERADOESHe savoured the phrase as the traffic began to speed up a little. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATIONThe memories flickered inside so quickly that they would have overwhelmed him if he hadn't used his time sense to speed up his mind. THE BROKEN GOD
Even modern, quiet fishing trawlers can make this kind of noise if they speed up suddenly and inadvertently hassle the haddock. NIMITZ CLASS (1997)
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Translations for 'speed up'
British English: speed up /spiːd ʌp/ VERB
When something speeds up, it moves, happens, or is done more quickly.
Try to speed up your breathing and stretch your legs.
- American English: speed up
- Arabic: يُسْرِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: acelerar
- Chinese: 加速
- Croatian: ubrzati
- Czech: zrychlit
- Danish: sætte farten op
- Dutch: versnellen
- European Spanish: acelerar
- Finnish: nopeuttaa
- French: accélérer
- German: beschleunigen
- Greek: επισπεύδω
- Italian: accelerare
- Japanese: 速度を上げる
- Korean: 속도를 내다
- Norwegian: øke farten
- Polish: przyśpieszyć
- European Portuguese: acelerar
- Romanian: a accelera
- Russian: ускорять
- Latin American Spanish: acelerar
- Swedish: skynda (sig) på
- Thai: เร่งให้เร็วขึ้น
- Turkish: hızlanmak
- Ukrainian: пришвидшуватися
- Vietnamese: tăng tốc
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