*roll (something) up*

roll (something) up (N.B. the opposite is ‘unroll’, not ‘roll down’)

Definition: to wrap something, such as paper or cloth, around itself several times so that it looks like a cylinder.

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: He rolled up his newspaper and used it to kill the spider which was crawling up the wall.
E.g.2: If you roll the carpet up it will be easier to carry.

This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g. 2)

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