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Celebrities Whose Partying Defines 'Turnt Up'

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Forget dripping with "swag" and "going hard" in the club. There's a new phrase in town: "TURN UP."

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Intrigued? You should be. With Hollywood's help, the phrase is quickly catching on. Tweets are peppered with the #turnup hashtag; it is in several songs and has even shown up on T-shirts.

So, what exactly do these words mean?

Not to be confused with the vegetable, "turn up" means taking something to the next level.

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Whoa Chris Evans, not like that. Typically, turn up is applied to wild partying/drinking/clubbing. This can also encompass twerking (working one's body through dance especially of the backside region).

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One must never use it in the grammatically correct past tense. Acceptable forms include "turn it up" and "turnt up."

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Pretty good, Ryan. Let's see how your favorite rappers do it.

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Drake doing it big. How about his mentor?

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Not bad.

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Remember, don't neglect those moves!

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Caution to the rookies: getting turnt up takes stamina. When all else fails, grab your drink ...

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... and your friends ...

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and TURN UP like there's no tomorrow. BYE.

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