up adverb, preposition translate to Catalan: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "up" - English-Catalan dictionary


adverb, preposition
A2 towards or in a higher place
(cap) amunt, (a) dalt
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
He stood up. She sat up.
to a greater degree, amount, volume, etc.
Can you turn up the heat?
used to say that someone completes an action or uses all of something
del tot
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.
en aquest mateix carrer
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
anar, caminar, etc. directament cap a algú/ac
He came straight up to me and introduced himself.
up to 10, 20, etc. B1 any amount under 10, 20, etc.
fins a 10, 20, etc.
We can invite up to 65 people.
up to/till/until B1 until a particular time
fins (a)
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.
ésser decisió d’algú
I can’t decide for you. It’s up to you.
be up to something informal B1 to be doing or planning something bad
estar tramant ac
What are you two up to?
(Definition of up adverb, preposition from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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