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 sweep up
      v 1: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of
           action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag
           me into this business" [syn: embroil, tangle, sweep,
            drag, drag in]
      2: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone
         and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They
         adopted the Jewish faith" [syn: espouse, embrace, adopt]