Translation of "up" - English-Korean dictionary


adverb, preposition uk /ʌp/ us /ʌp/

A2 towards or in a higher place

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

위로, 위쪽으로
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

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.

(길가의) 위쪽
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

He came straight up to me and introduced himself.
up to 10, 20, etc.

B1 any amount under 10, 20, etc.

We can invite up to 65 people.
up to/till/until

B1 until a particular time

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.

-에게 달렸다
I can’t decide for you. It’s up to you.
be up to something informal

B1 to be doing or planning something bad

-를 저지르다
What are you two up to?
adjective uk /ʌp/ us /ʌp/

B1 not in bed

자지 않고 일어나 있다
Is she up yet?

(Translation of “up” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)