well up

well up

Definition: (concerning a liquid) to come to the surface quickly.
(This verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1. When I gave her the present, tears welled up in her eyes.
E.g.2. There was a pool where the water was welling up from an underground river.

This phrasal verb can’t be separated.

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