Definition of two-up two-down in English:

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two-up two-down

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British informal
A house with two reception rooms downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs: he has returned to his two-up two-down in Billericay
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  • I was raised and lived till I was married in a traditional two-up two-down terraced house with no bathroom and an outside toilet.
  • Life wouldn't be as glam as in the original show, they wouldn't be as rich, and they'd be more likely to be living in a rented two-up two-down in Leeman Road than an art deco-style loft apartment.
  • ‘Take the kids and go back up to Yorkshire,’ he said, so my grandmother - with an eight-year-old boy, three girls aged six, four and two, and a new baby (my dad) - went back to Barnsley to live with her parents in a two-up two-down in Old Mill Lane.

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