crank up

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  • John was cranking up the engine when she turned back into the house. Cited from The Romantic, by May Sinclair
  • No, he thought it was all right; he would crank up and see. Cited from "Say Fellows--", by Wade C. Smith
  • We just set up a room, cranked up the music and threw a party and let people dance.
  • How lovely to lie in bed and hear other people cranking up their cars! Cited from Fanny Goes to War, by Pat Beauchamp
  • I had begun to crank up the car myself while I spoke. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
  • You don't have to get out to crank up now. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour, by Laura Lee Hope
  • He's waiting outside by the car ready to crank up when I give the word. Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
  • "Take me, please take me along!" she called as she heard him crank up his car. Cited from Mary Jane--Her Visit, by Clara Ingram Judson
  • Well, this is one band that delivered it straight with the volume cranked up high.
  • You can knock a good deal off your sentence if you crank up and come in right after breakfast. Cited from The Trail of the White Mule, by B.M. Bower
  • With the engine cranked up, he drives it away from the destroyed town.
  • He cranked up the car, and soon was speeding back to the high road. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • It should have been cut back and cranked up.
  • He got down and cranked up his engine. Cited from The Tree of Heaven, by May Sinclair
  • By cranking up the speed at which we produce we may run into an increase in defects in our final product.
  • I found that she asked one of the boys at the door to crank up a car standing at the curb. Cited from The War Terror, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • The wheels were then cranked up off the ground and it was now ready for firing.
  • Andy cranked up and he and his crony getting into the car were about to start off. Cited from Tom Swift And His Motor-Boat, by Victor Appleton
  • My chauffer cranked up the car and I took my place at the wheel. Cited from Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin,Gentleman
  • He cranked up for her, re-entered the car, and they rolled from the garage. Cited from The Motor Girls, by Margaret Penrose
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