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ID #1789

bus(t) up

/bos op/ [cf. Vir. idem (Roy 1974); Krio boses idem KED; also Scots bust to beat CSD, US bust to punch W3] v.phr. to give some-one a beating: You ain' afraid her bust you up?! (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: verb, verb phrase

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Last update: 2010-09-18 15:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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