Are you good at saving money? Do you use a bank account or do you save your money under your mattress?
Today's everyday English verb is "save up."
Here is a sample sentence:
I can't go shopping because I am saving up for a trip to India.
To Save Up
- What does it mean? This is just another way to say that you are saving money. We add the "up" just to emphasize the point.
- Grammar tip: Do not separate "save" and "up" when you use this verb. The thing that you are "saving up" for always goes after the verb (see examples below)
- Examples: "I am saving up for a nice dinner out." or "How long will it take to save up for college?"
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