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pack up

  
      vi  
     (British)  
*  
[machine]  
lâcher  
[lungs, heart]  
lâcher  
The engine packed up just before we reached Paris.      Le moteur a lâché juste avant que nous n'arrivions à Paris.  
In the end it was his lungs that packed up.      À la fin, ce sont ses poumons qui ont lâché.  
     (British)  
*  
(=give up)  

[person]  
tout plaquer  
→ I could have packed up midway through the season, but I didn't        
   (=pack one's bags)  
[person]  
faire ses valises  
→ Tonca and her family packed up and headed for Austria.        
      vt sep  
     [+belongings]   ranger  
→ We asked Verity to pack up her belongings immediately.        
→ She packed up her books and left the library.        
     (in wrapping)   
  [+goods, presents]  
emballer
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
pack up v.
empaqueter

Additional comments:

fred19641927:

tout plaquer, faire ses valises

AlaaR:

pack up= lâcher (give up)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
emballer (vt.) ; entasser (+human) (vt.)
v.
empaqueter (vt.,vi.)
[Bus.]
n.
paquet
[Bus.]
v.
partir avec armes et bagages
n.
(for cool box) accumulateur de froid ; bloc de réfrigération ; bloc réfrigérant ; pain de glace
n.
sachet de glace ; banquise
n.
compresse humide
[Med.]
n.
jeu de test
[Bus.]
n.
masque de beauté
n.
unité de disques
v.
porter une arme à feu (généralement dissimulée)
[Slang] Ex.: If you don't want to find yourself in the obtuaries, do not definetely hang out in that slum suburb unless you're packing heat!
n.
sac à dos
n.
pack ADSL
[Comp.]
v.
ranger
n.
sac banane ; banane
[US];[Fam.];[Fashion] Small zippered pouch originally worn above the buttocks, for which "fanny" is a slang term in the US. Since fanny means vagina in the UK, the term is unacceptable there. Equiv. in UK = bum bag.
n.
bloc de batterie
[Comp.]
n.
emballage de démonstration
[Bus.]
n.
plaquette thermoformée
[Med.]
n.
blister
[Bus.]
v.
mettre sous blister
[Bus.]
v.
préparer + valise
pr. part
mettant sous blister
n.
pack de déploiement
[Bus.]
n.
groupe de conditionnement d'air
[Tech.]
n.
carte de messages enregistrés
[Comp.]
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'pack up' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
pack up and go
exp.
to pack up and leave
vi.
pack up bag and baggage
v.
pack up bag and baggage ; pack one's bags
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