Phrasal Verb: Wind up

Wind up

Meaning: Close a company because it's unprofitable

Example: The company was WOUND UP when the creditors demanded payment.

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Wind up

Meaning: Tighten the spring in a watch or clock to make it work

Example: I forgot to WIND UP my alarm clock and overslept.

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Wind up

Meaning: Irritate someone or increase their stress level, especially if done deliberately

Example: The children are really WINDING me UP

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