Idiom:  mark up something


Idiom:  mark up something (mark something up)

  1. to raise the price of something
  2. to make corrections or changes to a document

Example sentences

  • These are not real sales. They simply mark up the price, cross it off and write in something lower that they call the “sale” price.
  • After the sale, these prices will be marked up by 25%.
  • I'm sorry but we had to mark up our prices because of President Trump's trade war with China.
  • Occasionally, we mark up our espresso drink prices when the cost of coffee or milk increases.
  • I’ve marked up this report with my changes so please try to make the corrections in the next few hours.
  • Many businesses employing non-skilled workers had to mark up some of their services after the government raised the minimum wage.
  • Who marked up these changes in the report? There's no explanation in the comments.
  • Please have Stella Ward mark up the brochure before it goes to the printer.
  • The bill has to be marked up in committee before it's brought to the floor for a vote.
  • Could you please mark up the chapter tomorrow so we can send it to the client Friday?


Increase the price

  • raise up
  • jack up
  • slap on
  • tack on

Make corrections or changes

  • go over
  • look over
  • clean up
  • glance over

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