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Could you help me carry this old trunk up to the attic?
I got off my bike and walked up the hill.
He held the cup up to his lips and slowly sipped the tea.
Pick your clothes up off the floor and put them away.
He raised the child up above his head, which she seemed to enjoy.
Put your hand up if you know the answer.
She's up in the bathroom.
He was up the ladder, cleaning the windows.
Further up the hill was a small farm.
The hotel is 1,500 feet up in the Black Mountains.
We rolled on our backs and looked up at the sky.
I turned my face up toward the sun.
Lynn glanced up from the book she was reading.
A path leads up from the beach to the top of the cliff.
He stood up and pulled a chair out for me to sit on.
I found Hattie sitting up in bed.
The dog stopped with its ears up and nose twitching.
We're going up to Seattle next weekend.
Max is up north fishing with some friends.
One of the salespeople came up and asked if she could help.
Two women ran up to us, shouting in Spanish.
Just go up to him and say hello.
Further up the road was a little country inn.
If you go up the street two blocks, you'll see the hospital on your left.
We went on a long trip up the Amazon.
Up the river, in the distance, was the rescue boat.
We were up bright and early the next morning.
Get up! It's almost 10:00.
I was up till midnight preparing the presentation.
Eat up all your dinner.
I think it was selfish of me, using up all her free time like that.
The stream dries up in summer.
Women of sixty and up get a free bus pass for off-peak trips.
By ten o'clock we had the computers up again.
I've had it up to here with your lies!
It's not like Sara to be so rude. Something must be up.
The process could take weeks, but I'm up against a deadline.
He was up against fantastic odds – he never stood a chance of winning.
The new records system should be up and running soon.
The senator is up for reelection in 2006.
She's up for consideration for a managerial position.
Robinson will not be up for parole for another five years.
The contract is up for renewal next year.
Most of the houses are up for sale.
It was agreed that the baby would be put up for adoption.
"What do you feel like doing?" "I'd be up for just about anything."
You're really up on the celebrity gossip, aren't you?
Laura was here up until about 5 minutes ago.
The building was used as a hospital through the 1960s up to 1972.
We can make the delivery any time tomorrow up till about 10 p.m.
Some dinosaurs were up to twenty-seven meters long.
Children are forced to work up to 19 hours a day, 7 days a week in the factories.
We can guarantee 90 percent of a bank loan up to $300,000.
Employees face dismissal if they fail to match up to the standards set by the company.
I'm afraid the play wasn't up to our expectations.
When he's quiet like this, I know he's up to something.
I wondered what my daughter was really up to.
I don't know what they're doing but I'm sure they're up to no good.
She's supposed to leave the hospital tomorrow, but I don't think she's up to it.
He's not really up to the job.
I don't think I'm up to doing a ten-mile walk.
The board of directors will have to be brought up to speed on these new developments.
I'm up to my eyes in work at the moment, but I'll deal with it as soon as I can.
You're awfully quiet today – what's up?
What's up with Larry? Is he scared?
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