Phrasal Verbs with 'Crank'

Crank out

Produce a lot of something fast

Example: My boss keeps CRANKING OUT stupid memos.

Crank up

Inject non-medical drugs

Example: He's been CRANKING UP heroin for years.

Crank up

Start a machine, originally with a handle

Example: He CRANKED the saw UP.

Crank up

Increase, make something bigger

Example: I CRANKED the volume UP as high as it would go.