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Synonyms for wind up
finally be or do something
give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching
coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
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"Its like an old-fashioned car-starting handle and you have three separate mechanisms you have to wind up
and it takes 140 winds to wind up
all three - and each one is big, and I mean big."
SING OUT SISTER: Geri struts her stuff on Ant and Dec's show - before the wind up
His main target is solvent firms who wind up
their schemes and leave those members who have yet to retire with a far lower entitlement than expected.
Some stars are always game for a laugh, even though their pals occasionally wind up
He was known for putting the wind up
a list of high profile personalities and an army of his North-East listeners with his legendary wind-ups.