pairs up; paired up; pairing up
pair up or pair (someone or something) up or pair up (someone or something) : to join together or to cause (two people or things) to join together for a purpose, job, etc.
The two organizations paired up to educate the public about the threat of global warming.
They paired me up with a new partner for the last game.
The program pairs up volunteers with children who need help learning to read.