Meaning of “go up to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"go up to sth" in British English

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go up to sth

phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone

to reach as far as something:

The path going up to the back door is very muddy.
This edition's somewhat out-of-date and only goes up to 1989.

More examples

  • This bank statement only goes up to the end of last month.
  • The staircase went up all the way to the top of the tower.
  • The water will go up to the rim of the bath when you get in.
  • Our records only go up to 1995.
  • That track goes up to the edge of the lake.

(Definition of “go up to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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