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15:27 Jul 8, 2002
English to Danish translations [PRO] / computer games
English term or phrase:souped-up
These range from souped-up old favourites like the Mini-Cooper through high end race models to extraordinary....
Explanation: (fra: Cambridge International Dictionary of English)
phrasal verb [M]
to make (esp. something old) more powerful or more attractive by making changes to it
Cars and motorbikes are sometimes souped up by modifying the engine to make them go faster. [M]
They've souped up the play by leaving out all the slow-moving and dated parts.
a souped-up Mini
DISAPPROVING This so-called new textbook just looks like a souped-up version of the old one.