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Translation of "up" - English-Spanish dictionary

up

adverb, adjective /ap/
to, or at, a higher or better position arriba Is the elevator going up? The office is up on the top floor She looked up at him The price of coffee is up again. erect derecho; de pie Sit/Stand up He got up from his chair. out of bed despierto, levantado What time do you get up? I’ll be up all night finishing this work. to the place or person mentioned or understood hasta A taxi drove up and she got in He came up (to me) and shook my hand. into the presence, or consideration, of a person, group of people up a colación He brought up the subject during the conversation. to an increased degree eg of loudness, speed etc más fuerte/rápido… Please turn the radio up a little! Speak up! I can’t hear you used to indicate completeness; throughly or finally finalmente; completamente You’ll end up in hospital if you don’t drive more carefully Help me wash up the dishes! I’ve used up the whole supply of paper He tore up the letter. upward adjective going up or directed up hacia arriba, ascendente They took the upward path an upward glance. upward(s) adverb (facing) towards a higher place or level hacia arriba He was lying on the floor face upwards The path led upwards. up-and-coming adjective (of eg a person starting a career) progressing well prometedor an up-and-coming young doctor. uphill adverb up a slope cuesta arriba We travelled uphill for several hours. upstairs adverb on or to an upper floor planta/piso superior; arriba His room is upstairs She went upstairs to her bedroom. upstream adverb towards the upper part or source of a stream, river etc río arriba, a contracorriente Salmon swim upstream to lay their eggs. be up and about to be out of bed estar en pie; repuesto I’ve been up and about for hours Is she up and about again after her accident? be up to to be busy or occupied with (an activity etc) estar ocupado con algo, traerse algo entre manos What is he up to now? to be capable of ser capaz He isn’t quite up to the job. to reach the standard of estar a la altura (de) This work isn’t up to your best. to be the duty or privilege of estar en las manos de alguien, ser cosa de alguien It’s up to you to decide The final choice is up to him. up to as far, or as much, as hasta He counted up to 100 Up to now, the work has been easy. up to date adjective completed etc up to the present time al día, actualizado Is the catalogue up to date? modern and in touch with the latest ideas actual, moderno This method is up to date.
(Definition of up from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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