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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 towards the sun.
Lynn glanced up from the book she was reading.
A path leads up from the beach to the top of the cliff.
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.
We've really been up against it this year, trying to keep production up with demand.
This is the British English definition of up. View American English definition of up.
the seed of a plant called anise, used for adding flavour to food and drink
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