brew something up

ˌbrew ˈup | ˌbrew sthˈup derived
(BrE, informal) to make a hot drink of tea or coffee

Whose turn is it to brew up?

related noun brew-up
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • brew — ► VERB 1) make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation. 2) make (tea or coffee) by mixing it with hot water. 3) (of an unwelcome situation) begin to develop. ► NOUN ▪ something brewed. DERIVATIVES brewer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • brew — brew1 [bru:] v [: Old English; Origin: breowan] 1.) [T] to make beer ▪ Every beer on the menu was brewed locally. 2.) if a drink of tea or coffee is brewing, the taste is getting into the hot water ▪ He read the paper while the tea brewed. 3.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brew — I UK [bruː] / US [bru] verb Word forms brew : present tense I/you/we/they brew he/she/it brews present participle brewing past tense brewed past participle brewed 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to make beer b) British informal to make a drink of …   English dictionary

  • brew — brew1 [ bru ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to make beer a ) BRITISH INFORMAL to make a drink of tea or coffee 2. ) intransitive or transitive if tea or coffee is brewing, or if you are brewing it, you have made it and left it to develop a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brew — 1 verb 1 (T) to make beer 2 (I, T) if tea or coffee brews or you brew it, you pour boiling water over it to make it ready to drink 3 (I) if something unpleasant is brewing, it will happen soon: There s trouble brewing at work. brew up phrasal… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brew — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brēowan; akin to Latin fervēre to boil more at barm Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to prepare (as beer or ale) by steeping, boiling, and fermentation or by infusion and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brew — [OE] The ancestral meaning of brew has basically to do with ‘heat’. It comes from an Indo European base *bhreu or *bhru, which is also the source of Latin fervēre ‘boil’, from which we get fervent, ferment, and the second syllable of comfrey.… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • brew — [OE] The ancestral meaning of brew has basically to do with ‘heat’. It comes from an Indo European base *bhreu or *bhru, which is also the source of Latin fervēre ‘boil’, from which we get fervent, ferment, and the second syllable of comfrey.… …   Word origins

  • The Brew (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = The Brew Img capt = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = flagicon|EnglandEngland Instrument = Genre = Blues, Rock Occupation = Years active = Label = Associated acts = URL =… …   Wikipedia

  • Beer in Austria — Bottle and glass of Stiegl beer There are many different types of Austrian beer. The most common style of beer is Märzen. Contents 1 Brands …   Wikipedia

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