Translation of "up" - English-Arabic dictionary

up

adverb, preposition uk /ʌp/ us /ʌp/

A2 towards or in a higher place

لِلأعلى
He ran up the stairs.
She looked up and smiled at me.

A1 to or towards a position that is vertical or as straight as possible

أُفُقي / بِشَكْل مُسْتَوٍ
He stood up.
She sat up.

to a greater degree, amount, volume, etc.

يَرْفَع / يَزيد
Can you turn up the heat?

used to say that someone completes an action or uses all of something

يَسْتَنْفِذ (لَقَد اِسْتَنْفَذْت كُلَّ نُقودي) بَقِيّة (كُل بَقِيّة عَشاءك).
I used up all my money.
Eat up the rest of your dinner.
up the road, street, etc.

A2 along or further along the street, road, etc.

عَلى مَقرِبة من الطريق، الشارِع، إلخ
They live just up the road.
go, walk, etc. up to someone/something

B1 to walk directly towards someone or something until you are next to them

يَذهَب، يَمشي إلى شَخص ما/شَيء ما
He came straight up to me and introduced himself.
up to 10, 20, etc.

B1 any amount under 10, 20, etc.

حَتّى 10 ، 20 … إلخ.
We can invite up to 65 people.
up to/till/until

B1 until a particular time

حَتّى
You can call me up till midnight.
be up to someone

B1 If an action or decision is up to someone, they are responsible for doing or making it.

أن يَكون الأمر لِشخص ما
I can’t decide for you. It’s up to you.
be up to something informal

B1 to be doing or planning something bad

يُدَبِّر شَيئاً ما
What are you two up to?
adjective uk /ʌp/ us /ʌp/

B1 not in bed

صاحٍ
Is she up yet?

(Translation of “up” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)