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Meaning of "bump up"



 
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Meaning of "bump up" #1 (permalink) Thu Nov 23, 2006 4:18 am   Meaning of "bump up"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", question 9

Distributors will probably bump ......... the price of the software when the next version is released.

(a) up
(b) on
(c) off
(d) out

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", answer 9

Distributors will probably bump up the price of the software when the next version is released.

Correct answer: (a) up

Your answer was: incorrect
Distributors will probably bump out the price of the software when the next version is released.
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Please tell me Whats does "bump up" mean?

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Meaning of "bump up" #2 (permalink) Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:33 am   Meaning of "bump up"
 

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Bump up = increase; advance
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Meaning of "bump up" #3 (permalink) Tue Jan 06, 2009 3:24 am   Meaning of "bump up"
 

Don't they normally put down the price of a software when there is a new version coming out soon?
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Meaning of "bump up" #4 (permalink) Tue Jan 06, 2009 4:10 am   Meaning of "bump up"
 

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Judging from the sentence, the bumped-up price is for the new version, Mimi.
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