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sweep up

 
Verb sweep up has 2 senses
  1. 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
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. 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
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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