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- phó từ
- ở trên, lên trên, lên
- up in the air: ở trên cao trong không trung
- dậy, đứng lên, đứng dậy
- to get up early: dậy sớm
- the whole nation was up in arms against the invaders: c nước đ đứng lên cầm vũ khí chống quân xâm lược
- đến, tới ((thường) là một địa điểm quan trọng, hoặc một địa điểm ở phía bắc)
- whe are you going up to London?: khi nào anh đi Luân đôn?
- to go up to the door: đến tận cửa
- hết, hoàn toàn, xong ((cũng) U.P.)
- time is up: hết giờ rồi
- to fill up a glass: rót đầy cốc
- it's all up: đ hoàn toàn xong c rồi
- cừ, giỏi, thông thạo
- to be well up in English: giỏi tiếng Anh
- (+ động từ) to lên, mạnh lên, lên
- speak up!: nói to lên!
- to blow up the fire: thổi lửa lên
- up against
- đưng đầu với (khó khăn, trở ngại...)
- up and down
- đi đi lại lại, lên lên xuống xuống; khắp chốn, khắp ni, mọi chỗ
- to walk up and down: đi đi lại lại
- to look for something up and down: tìm cái gì khắp mọi chỗ
- what's he up to?: hắn ta đang làm gì?
- what tricks has he been up to?: hắn đang dở những trò gì thế?
- xứng đáng; đủ sức, đủ kh năng
- not to feel up to something: cm thấy không đủ kh năng làm việc gì
- cho đến, đến
- up to now: đến nay
- from one up to one hundred: từ một đến một trăm
- phi, có nhiệm vụ phi
- it is up to us to...: chúng ta có nhiệm vụ phi...
- giới từ
- lên, ngược lên; ở trên
- up hill and down dale: lên dốc xuống đèo
- to go up the river: đi ngược dòng sông
- up the hill: ở trên đồi
- ngược (gió, dòng nước...)
- tính từ
- lên (đi về một thành phố lớn hay thủ đô), ngược (đi về hướng bắc)
- an up train: chuyến tàu về thủ đô; chuyến tàu ngược
- danh từ
- sự lên, sự thăng
- ups and downs: sự lên xuống, sự thăng trầm (của cuộc đời)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) người đang lên
- chuyến tàu về (thủ đô); chuyến tàu ngược
- nội động từ
- (thông tục) đột nhiên đứng dậy; đột nhiên nói; đột nhiên làm
- tăng vọt lên (giá c, mức sn xuất...)
upped|upping|upsʌpAdvanced English Dictionary
+being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
+getting higher or more vigorous
+extending or moving toward a higher place
+(usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness
+(used of computers) operating properly
+out of bed
+spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
+to a higher intensity
+nearer to the speaker
+to a more central or a more northerly place
+to a later time
adverb, preposition, adjective, verb, noun
Help Note: For the special uses of up in phrasal verbs, look at the entries for the verbs. For example break up is in the phrasal verb section at break.
1 towards or in a higher position: He jumped up from his chair. + The sun was already up (= had risen) when they set off. + They live up in the mountains. + It didn't take long to put the tent up. + I pinned the notice up on the wall. + Lay the cards face up (= facing upwards) on the table. + You look nice with your hair up (= arranged on top of or at the back of your head). + (spoken) Up you come! (= said when lifting a child).
2 to or at a higher level: She turned the volume up. + Prices are still going up (= rising). + United were 31 up at half time. + The wind is getting up (= blowing more strongly). + Sales are well up on last year.
3 to the place where sb/sth is: A car drove up and he got in. + She went straight up to the door and knocked loudly.
4 to or at an important place, especially a large city: We're going up to New York for the day. + (BrE, formal) His son's up at Oxford (= Oxford University).
5 to a place in the north of a country: They've moved up north. + We drove up to Inverness to see my father.
6 into pieces or parts: She tore the paper up. + They've had the road up (= with the surface broken or removed) to lay some pipes. + How shall we divide up the work?
7 completely: We ate all the food up. + The stream has dried up.
8 so as to be formed or brought together: The government agreed to set up a committee of inquiry. + She gathered up her belongings.
9 so as to be finished or closed: I have some paperwork to finish up. + Do your coat up; it's cold.
10 (of a period of time) finished; over: Time's up. Stop writing and hand in your papers.
11 out of bed: I stayed up late (= did not go to bed until late) last night. + (BrE) He's up and about again after his illness.
12 (spoken) used to say that sth is happening, especially sth unusual or unpleasant: I could tell something was up by the looks on their faces. + What's up? (= What is the matter?) + What's up with him? He looks furious. + Is anything up? You can tell me.
Help Note: In AmE What's up? can just mean 'What's new?' or 'What's happening?' There may not be anything wrong.
Idioms: be up to sb to be sb's duty or responsibility; to be for sb to decide: It's not up to you to tell me how to do my job. + Shall we eat out or stay in? It's up to you.
not be up to much (BrE) to be of poor quality; to not be very good: His work isn't up to much.
up against sth (informal) facing problems or opposition: Teachers are up against some major problems these days. + She's really up against it (= in a difficult situation).
up and down
1 moving upwards and downwards: The boat bobbed up and down on the water.
2 in one direction and then in the opposite direction: She was pacing up and down in front of her desk.
3 sometimes good and sometimes bad: My relationship with him was up and down.
up and running (of a system, for example a computer system) working; being used: By that time the new system should be up and running.
up before sb/sth appearing in front of sb in authority for a judgement to be made about sth that you have done: He came up before the local magistrate for speeding.
up for sth
1 on offer for sth: The house is up for sale.
2 being considered for sth, especially as a candidate: Two candidates are up for election.
3 willing to take part in a particular activity: We're going clubbing tonight. Are you up for it?
up to sth
1 as far as a particular number, level, etc: I can take up to four people (= but no more than four) in my car. + The temperature went up to 35?C.
2 (also up until sth) not further or later than sth; until sth: Read up to page 100. + Up to now he's been very quiet.
3 as high or as good as sth: Her latest book isn't up to her usual standard.
4 (also up to doing sth) physically or mentally capable of sth: He's not up to the job. + I don't feel up to going to work today.
5 (spoken) doing sth, especially sth bad: What's she up to? + What've you been up to? + I'm sure he's up to no good (= doing sth bad).
1 to or in a higher position somewhere: She climbed up the flight of steps. + The village is further up the valley.
2 along or further along a road or street: We live just up the road, past the post office.
3 towards the place where a river starts: a cruise up the Rhine
Idioms: up and down sth in one direction and then in the opposite direction along sth: I looked up and down the corridor.
up yours! (!!!, slang) an offensive way of being rude to sb, for example because they have said sth that makes you angry
1 [only before noun] directed or moving upwards: an up stroke + the up escalator
2 [not before noun] (informal) cheerful; happy or excited: The mood here is resolutely up.
3 [not before noun] (of a computer system) working: Our system should be up by this afternoon.
+ verb (-pp-)
1 [V] (up and ...) (informal or humorous) to suddenly move or do sth unexpected: He upped and left without telling anyone.
2 [VN] to increase the price or amount of sth
The buyers upped their offer by £1 000.
Idioms: up sticks (BrE, informal) to suddenly move from your house and go to live somewhere else: He upped sticks and went back to France.
more at ANTE
Idioms: on the up increasing or improving: Business confidence is on the up.
on the up and up (informal)
1 (BrE) becoming more and more successful: The club has been on the up and up since the beginning of the season.
2 (AmE) = on the level at LEVEL n.: The offer seems to be on the up and up.
ups and downs the mixture of good and bad things in life or in a particular situation or relationship: Every business has its ups and downs.
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