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    Question what type of speech is...

    what part of speech is the word 'up' in the sentance:

    The bank will up the exchange rate tomorrow.
    is it an irregular verb?

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    Re: what type of speech is...

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    what part of speech is the word 'up' in the sentance:

    The bank will up the exchange rate tomorrow.
    is it an irregular verb?

    I guess the real meaning of "up" is (to) increase which is the verb.

    The correct wording will be "the Bank will increase the exchange rate tomorrow".
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    Re: what type of speech is...

    And it's not irregular:
    The bank upped interest rates last week.

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