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  1. (some video games) an additional life or an object that increases the player's number of chances or "lives" by one
If you hit that block, you can get a one-up.
    verb , one-up
    1. (idiom) To outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor did last time
    Every year the neighbors try to one-up each other with their holiday light displays.
    • German: um eine Nasenlí¤nge voraus sein

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