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    #1

    do sb up

    Hi

    Does the phrase "do somebody up" could mean, for example, to bandage?

    A little girl was hurt and her granny told her friend to:

    Run for your mum and tell her to bring her first-aid things. So I did, and my mum come and did Ethel up as good as any doctor.

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    #2

    Re: do sb up

    It's understandable, but not usual.

    More common is fixed Ethel up or bandaged her up as well as any doctor.

    Rover

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