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1 to allow a bill, debt, etc. to reach a large total accumulate: How had he managed to run up so many debts?
2 to make a piece of clothing quickly, especially by sewing: to run up a blouse
3 to raise sth, especially a flag
How had he managed to run up so many debts?
Can I say "run up a debt" instead of "run a debt up"?
1. He has a massive debt. He's been running up it since last year.
2. He has a massive debt. He's been running it up since last year.
Is only #1 correct?
Bush ran our debt up from $6 trillion to $11 trillion.
I wanted to ask:
Is it better to say ran our debt up rather than ran up our debt if from $6 trillion to $11 trillion or something that follows it?