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Verb sweep up has 2 senses
- embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in - force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
--1 is one way to involve
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP
- espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up - take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
--2 is one way to accept
Somebody ----s something