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"on the up (and up)" in British English

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on the up (and up)

mainly US informal Someone who is on the up (and up) is ​honest and can be ​trusted. UK improving all the ​time: Her ​career has been on the up and up since she ​moved into ​sales.
(Definition of on the up (and up) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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on the up and up

honest and ​fair to everyone: There is ​skepticism among many ​voters that the ​election is going to be ​conducted on the up and up.
(Definition of on the up and up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the up (and up)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 诚实的, 值得信赖的, 蒸蒸日上…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誠實的, 值得信賴的, 蒸蒸日上…
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