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 Meanings and Examples of UP
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up
 ad.  in or into a higher position or level
 ad.  in or into a better or more advanced state
Classic Sentence: (209 in 14 pages)
1  He flipped his sleeves up under his coat.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  At this inquiry she sat up and opened her eyes.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
3  The dilatory limousine came rolling up the drive.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  This tremendous detail was to be cleared up at last.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  I wanted to get up and slap him on the back.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  "I'll call you up," I said finally.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
7  He rose up to his position in the East.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
8  There's nothing to get mixed up in.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
9  The minister went up the steps.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
10  Possibly, she went up among the clouds.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
11  Look up to it, and be tranquil if you can.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
12  They all rose up in preparation for a round game.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
13  They walked up stairs in to the drawing-room.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41
14  "As to Pip, he's going up town," said Joe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
15  Tain't only one wot can go up town.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
Example Sentence: (205 in 14 pages)
16  She sat up in bed, listening.
17  She tucked them up in bed.
18  Put those books up on the top shelf.
19  You need to touch up the poem.
20  He's a tough kid and he acts up a lot.
21  She pedalled her bicycle up the track.
22  The boy banged up the tree.
23  Lace up your shoes or you'll trip over.
24  She got up and spun a little turn.
25  The great fish ear up the small.
26  Hang up one's fiddle when one comes home.
27  Penny and penny, laid up, will be many.
28  Cry up wine and sell vinegar.
29  He grew up in a wealthy family.
30  The demonstration broke up in tumult.