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Definition of "up to" [up to]

  • Against; next to; near; towards; as far as. (preposition)
  • Capable of. (preposition)
  • Ready for. (preposition)
  • Willing to participate in. (preposition)
  • As much as; no more than. (preposition) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "up to" in a sentence
  • "A big man dressed in a black jacket and blue jeans, with a black silk-knit tie knotted over his white shirt, strode up to my window and knocked on the glass."
  • "It would then be up to the forensic anthropologist to rearticulate the bodies as best she could in the ME's office."
  • "At the time I held a microphone up to the television speaker to record the scene—the dialogue, yes, but mainly the song in the background, “If You Were Here” by Thompson Twins."
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