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Translation of "up" - English-Portuguese dictionary

up

adverb, preposition   /ʌp/
A2 towards or in a higher place para cima, acima 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 em pé, em posição vertical He stood up. She sat up.
to a greater degree, amount, volume, etc. mais, mais alto Can you turn up the heat?
used to say that someone completes an action or uses all of something totalmente, no total 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. mais adiante na estrada, rua, etc. 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 aproximar-se de alguém/algo He came straight up to me and introduced himself.
up to 10, 20, etc. B1 any amount under 10, 20, etc. até 10, 20, etc. We can invite up to 65 people.
up to/till/until B1 until a particular time até 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. depender de alguém, ser decisão de alguém 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 tramando algo What are you two up to?
(Definition of up adverb, preposition from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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