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Significado de “upright” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "upright" - Diccionario Inglés

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uprightadjective

uk   /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us   /ˈʌp.raɪt/
  • upright adjective (STRAIGHT)

B2 straight up or vertical: Please return your seat to an upright position and fasten your belt.
used to refer to something that is taller than it is wide: an upright freezer/vacuum cleaner

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uprightadverb

uk   /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us   /ˈʌp.raɪt/

uprightnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us   /ˈʌp.raɪt/
a vertical part of something that supports other parts: Firmly secure the two uprights to opposite walls in the alcove and then fit the shelves in between them.
UK informal for goalpost
also upright piano a piano in which the strings are vertical
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(Definition of upright from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "upright" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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uprightadjective, adverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈʌpˌrɑɪt/
(standing or being) vertical and as straight as possible: He stood upright.

uprightadjective

us   /ˈʌp·rɑɪt/
  • upright adjective (MORAL)

honest, responsible, and moral: an upright young man
(Definition of upright from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“upright” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned.

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informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

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