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 Get One’s Back Up (To).Get up (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Get-up (A).
 
A style of dress, as “His get-up was excellent,” meaning his style of dress exactly suited the part he professed to enact.   1
 


 Get One’s Back Up (To).Get up (To). 

 
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