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up US English

Toward the sky or a higher position

up- US English

(Added to verbs and their derivatives) upward

like death warmed over US English

Extremely tired or ill

ring down the curtain US English

Cause a theater curtain to be lowered (or raised)

for sale US English

Offered for purchase; to be bought

chew the scenery US English

(Of an actor) overact

start out US English

Embark on a venture or undertaking, especially a commercial one

speak out US English

Express one’s feelings or opinions frankly and publicly

trick someone/something out US English

Dress or decorate someone or something in an elaborate or showy way

trade down US English

Sell something in order to buy something similar but less (or more) expensive

Upper Peninsula US English

The northern section of Michigan that is separated from the southern part of the state by Lake Michigan, the Straits of Mackinac, and Lake Huron. Lake Superior is to the north

up and do something in up US English

Do something abruptly or boldly

fit someone/something out US English

Provide with the necessary equipment, supplies, clothes, or other items for a particular situation

gear down US English

Change to a lower (or higher) gear

gird one's loins US English

Prepare and strengthen oneself for what is to come

to the hilt US English

Completely

ice over US English

Become completely covered or blocked with ice

tie someone in knots US English

Make someone completely confused

go up in go1 US English

(Of a building or other structure) be built

go up US English

(Of a building or other structure) be built

re-up US English

Re-enlist

up to in up US English

As far as

up on US English

Well informed about

up to US English

As far as

act up in act US English

(Of a thing) fail to function properly

act up US English

(Of a thing) fail to function properly

cut up in cut US English

Behave in a mischievous or unruly manner

cut up US English

Behave in a mischievous or unruly manner

cut-up US English

Divided into pieces by cutting

fed up US English

Annoyed or upset at a situation or treatment

dry up in dry US English

Cease talking

dry up US English

Cease talking

fit-up US English

An instance of incriminating someone by falsifying evidence against them

fry-up US English

A dish of various types of fried food

get someone up in get US English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

get up in get US English

(Of wind or the sea) become strong or agitated

get up US English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

het up US English

Angry and agitated

leg up in leg US English

Assistance in mounting a horse or high object

leg up US English

Assistance in mounting a horse or high object

pay something off in pay1 US English

Pay a debt in full

pop up in pop1 US English

Appear or occur suddenly and unexpectedly

pop up US English

Appear or occur suddenly and unexpectedly

pop-up US English

(Of a book or greeting card) containing folded cut-out pictures that rise up to form a three-dimensional scene or figure when the page is turned

put up in put US English

Stay temporarily in lodgings other than one’s own home

put up US English

Offer or show (a particular degree of resistance, effort, or skill) in a fight or competitive situation

put-up US English

Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone

rub-up US English

An act of polishing something

run-up US English

A marked rise in the value or level of something


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