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    Ramp Up

    What's the meaning of "ramp up"? I tried to look it up in the dictionary but couldn't find anything relevant. Please help. BTW, any other ways to make it more easily understood?

    If you're looking for a good reason to ramp up your exercise routine, consider the following two studies published in ...

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    Re: Ramp Up

    Quote Originally Posted by iamwkk
    What's the meaning of "ramp up"? I tried to look it up in the dictionary but couldn't find anything relevant. Please help. BTW, any other ways to make it more easily understood?

    If you're looking for a good reason to ramp up your exercise routine, consider the following two studies published in ...
    to ramp up = to increase


    "The verb "to ramp" entered English in the 14th century, and the expression "ramp up" was first applied to climbing plants such as vines. From this usage, "to ramp up" came to mean a general escalation or a rapid increase in activity."

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