Expresiones y frases - Palabra clave 'Up'

Idioms - Key word 'Up'

up a gum tree/shit creek/the creek en un aprieto
up and about/around en buena forma
up and coming prometedor
up for grabs libre
up front por adelantado
up in arms poner el grito en el cielo
  • Tom's report was full of mistakes and the boss is mad, he's up a gum tree.
  • With a bit of rest this flu will be gone and I'll be up and about again.
  • This is one of our up-and-coming artists, he's just signed a record deal.
  • We've got five 100-dollar vouchers up for grabs, so call us now!
  • Frank paid five hundred dollars up front and the rest in monthly installments.
  • The whole neighborhood was up in arms when the old library was going to be demolished.
up in smoke esfumarse, desvanecerse
up in the air en el aire
up in years entrado en años
up to a point hasta cierto punto
up to date actualizado, al corriente
up to no good en nada bueno
  • Our whole plans for an outdoor weekend went up in smoke because of the rain.
  • Kate's plan to redecorate the house is still up in the air.
  • Arthur's father is up in years but he's still a handsome man.
  • Andrea is right but only up to a point.
  • I like reading the newspaper on the internet because it's always up to date.
  • We were always up to no good when we were kids.
up to one's ears hasta la coronilla
up to one's old tricks volver a hacer de las suyas
up to par/scratch/snuff llegar a la media
up to something tramando algo
up to speed al tanto
up your alley/street ideal para ti
  • The kids are up to their ears with school; homework, tests, etc.
  • Dan's out of jail but he's up to his old tricks again.
  • Paul's latest novel wasn't up to par.
  • Lilly's been acting very strange, I think she's up to something.
  • John kept me up to speed while I was away from the office.
  • Mick wants to find a course of studies that's right up his alley