Italian translation of “up”
up adverb, preposition
› used to say that someone completes an action or uses all of something
usato con verbi per indicare il significato di “completamente”
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.
più su lungo la strada
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
avvicinarsi a qualcuno/qualcosa
He came straight up to me and introduced himself.
up to 10, 20, etc. B1 any amount under 10, 20, etc.
fino a 10, 20, ecc.
We can invite up to 65 people.
be up to someone B1 If an action or decision is up to someone, they are responsible for doing or making it.
spettare a qualcuno
I can’t decide for you. It’s up to you.
be up to something informal B1 to be doing or planning something bad
tramare qualcosa, combinare qualcosa
What are you two up to?