How To Use Up to In A Sentence

  • He described the sequence of events leading up to the robbery.
  • I have to find grass and bring it up to them, otherwise they'll die. Times, Sunday Times
  • And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet. CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004
  • The welfare state was not set up to support vast families or single mothers in inter-generational welfare dependency. We deserve a fair society, but it won't be created by a vendetta against the poor
  • Most rural stations had a staff of at least six, and perhaps up to a dozen, who them carried out the duties of stationmaster, signalman, booking clerk, ticket collector, porter, shunter, lengthman and lampman.
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  • It's really weighing her down because she's not living up to her ideals any longer.
  • One Mercedes engineer estimated that, worldwide, up to 50,000 vehicles may have to be repaired, which is a blow for a company which prides itself on reliability and quality. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • Thrice a day, the performers have been taking to the stage under the massive fireproof tents, which can accommodate up to 2,500 viewers.
  • We sat in aw as we listened to Hillary's speech and wondered aloud what she's up too. POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 2, 2008
  • The finishing line may be in sight but the final lap is shaping up to be an epic battle. Times, Sunday Times
  • I looked up to see Brody onstage, his dishevelled dark brown hair flopping across his forehead and both hands hanging onto the microphone.
  • While you're in Miami, make sure you stay up to see the sun come up … and try a drink called Miami Vice, which is a mix of daiquiri and pina colada. Insider's guide to music pilgrimages: Hip-hop, dance, disco, electro
  • It's up to you what your world looks like.
  • Alex's is predestined, of course, and lucky for him he's able to stand up to it. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
  • At fourteen he was sent to the University of Glasgow, where he came under the influence of Francis Hutcheson, and in 1740 he went up to Oxford as Snell exhibitioner at Balliol College, remaining there till 1746. Introductory Note
  • He drew his knees up to his chest.
  • The undulating holloway, which has itself sunk through the steady erosion of cartwheels and hooves up to fifteen feet beneath the hillside, translates you from the present into an earlier era when John Nash carved out his woodcuts in English boxwood at the kitchen table under a single lamp-bulb and cultivated the half-wild garden. Wildwood
  • Owner Jane Organ said it was tragic for the pup to be taken from its mother at such a young age.
  • But up to one in four students are said to use it when cramming for exams. The Sun
  • A higher intake was found to boost the chances of survival in 500,000 patients by up to 20 per cent. The Sun
  • So he entered and going up to the candles which burnt in the tent snuffed them and sprinkled levigated henbane on the wicks; after which he withdrew and waited without the marquee, till the smoke of the burning henbane reached The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Each was composed of interwoven strands, themselves composed of up to a dozen more. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic
  • You can use standard wireless technology in hand-helds that have a huge capacity - they can have up to 250 megabytes now.
  • The golden butternut squash velouté with escargot needed to be thicker to live up to its name, and more complex to live up to its price tag.
  • Would they give one up to house a refugee family? The Sun
  • Federal law allows plaintiffs to collect up to $ 100, 000 per infringement.
  • Other handy bits and pieces like plasters, handkerchief, aftersun and a needle and thread can also come in handy, and don't take up too much room.
  • Football has been rocked by allegations that up to eight top bosses have been caught up in a bung scandal. The Sun
  • The currency fund can be leveraged up to five times the value of its underlying assets.
  • Allow the soup to sit for at least half an hour and then strain out all the vegetables to leave a clear broth. Times, Sunday Times
  • But on the gender front, the sex ratio among children up to age 6 dropped to 914 girls for each 1,000 boys from 927 a decade ago, showing that female foeticide continues to be a widespread practice because of a traditional preference in some communities for boys. India Passes 1.2 Billion Mark
  • The light was fading and the sky had rings of black, purple and navy making their way up to the small point of light in the center part of the sky.
  • Would you like to step up to the third floor?
  • His neighbour goes on holiday, and Danielle shows up to house-sit.
  • I listen in to their conversations and store it all up to tell you later.
  • Russian knapweed is a problem in ranges and pastures in the western United States, where it grows up to 4 feet tall and takes over otherwise productive land.
  • The coroner said it's up to travel companies to warn customers of any possible dangers.
  • I have seen far too many people give up too quickly on their programs after a few short weeks.
  • They were picked up too, and brought into hangars by metal claws on strong wires.
  • We chuckled together as she stood and reached up to the top shelf of a grand bookcase in the corner.
  • Then the piston moves back up to compress this fuel/air mixture.
  • This could take up to an hour and must be completed by the end of a gruelling nine-hour shift.
  • It has appointed a working group to produce a workable plan by the end of April. Times, Sunday Times
  • This includes advice, guidance and initial financial assistance where appropriate up to a limit of £5,000 per person.
  • A broad avenue of lime trees led up to a grand entrance with huge oak doors.
  • The young man works his way up to the top.
  • Online bookstores can undercut retailers by up to 30%.
  • Yorkshire abused by such a pitiful prater; and when wrought up to a certain pitch, she would turn and say something of which neither the matter nor the manner recommended her to Mr. Donne's good - will. Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Cars drew up to disgorge a wedding party.
  • Once again, sorry if I sped things up too quickly, but I can't change my desire to get this story finished.
  • As I approached the house I saw a tall man in a Scotch bonnet with a coat which was buttoned up to his chin waiting outside in the bright semicircle which was thrown from the fanlight. Sole Music
  • But when he stepped into it, his leg sank up to his knee, and he fell facefirst into a pool of water two feet deep. Rogue Wave
  • The fun was over, and I slowed and banked up to a safer altitude.
  • Each day we make countless choices and live out deeply ingrained habits that all add up to a lifestyle. Christianity Today
  • Stripping off her leather breeches and boots, and her tunic, Isabella slid into the sudsy, herbal scented water of the tub, submersing her body up to her chin.
  • Some of Britain's biggest coffee shop chains have signed up to a scheme to boost recycling of takeaway cups. Times, Sunday Times
  • What is called effluxion is a destruction of the embryo within the first week, while abortion occurs up to the fortieth day; and the greater number of such embryos as perish do so within the space of these forty days. The History of Animals
  • Inside, concourses and shop units are suitably smartened up to indicate the centre's new aspirations.
  • So numerous and various were the influences, formative and impellent, which combined to bring the colonies up to the precise ripening-point of their independence, as to make it difficult to assign each its proper force. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 098, February, 1876
  • People come up to me all of the time and as a conversation ice-breaker often say, ‘You're the food editor.’
  • Those buyers not up to speed might find they are left behind in the scramble to get onto the property ladder. Times, Sunday Times
  • Their solution was to have Cumbria fire service just out of shot squirting hosepipes high in the air so it would fall the right way on Hopkins who was standing looking miserable up to his thighs in the lake.
  • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
  • The defence barrister, David Lane, then stood up to offer some brief remarks in mitigation.
  • But the Law of Moses under which the Jews, as evidenced by their circumcision, are supposed to live under is very rigid and proscribes up to death for many transgressions. The Volokh Conspiracy » Ann Coulter, Christian Chauvinist:
  • Unfortunately, adhoc bibliographies date quickly and are not always brought up to date after initial publication.
  • But up to sixty yards the lateral deflexion from wind is negligible; past this it may amount to three or four feet. Hunting with the Bow and Arrow
  • The watertight rooms, costing from £500 a night up to £3,000 for a suite, are aimed at wealthy travellers who want a unique holiday experience.
  • It is estimated that up to 1,200 people have land on the road's route, which covers an area of around 800 acres.
  • One should not marry bilateral kin up to the second degree of collaterality; spouses beyond the fourth degree of collaterality are preferred.
  • It was all boarding up to the mid 1980s and now we have a majority of students who are dayboys.
  • I believed that there was such a question and that it was up to us, students of the poem, to formulate it. The Empty Family
  • He peered down into her tearful face with a twisted smile, reaching up to brush some of her wildly cascading hair from her cheek. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
  • Certainly, this apathetic behaviour can be explained in part by disappointment with a government that many feel has not lived up to its rousing promises of four years ago.
  • The pump is capable of producing 1400 litres per hour at 16 rpm from a depth of 40 metres and is effective up to a depth of 100 metres. Archive for » 2005 » September : Sustainablog
  • I try to live up to the high standard of the school.
  • They currently have up to 65 days to notify consumers after they have put up prices. Times, Sunday Times
  • Just when he is about to pul out his pistol a guy comes up to Slater and Micheals with a police file. Oh Hell Yes - Superbad / Pineapple Express Crossover Movie?! « FirstShowing.net
  • Up to 30,000 government soldiers and an equal number of UNITA troops are set to be 'quartered' as part of the peace agreement signed by Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi in November 1994. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • With the moon cozying up to Venus in a special way this week, you could be thinking about making a big move too.
  • It may have been the biting cold wind that concentrated minds on my questions, but contrary to what opinion surveys are finding, almost nobody owned up to being a don't know or no-show.
  • This is Iraq's first time international since rever (Ph) imposed its ban in 2002 in the lead up to the U.S. - led invasion. CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2009
  • On Friday, Jimmy and I are driving up to Yorkshire to attend a wedding.
  • It was no longer uncommon for patients to be lying on hospital trolleys for up to four days.
  • S2 Surely if gloves will not stand up to basic detergent, what use are they? The Sun
  • A fight broke out behind me as we lined up to receive our food rations.
  • The numbers on the metal bands allowed us to identify individuals from distances up to 40 m.
  • The Tasmanian Devil is the world's largest marsupial predator but its very survival is at stake as an horrific cancer threatens up to 90% of its population.
  • A choked sob caught in her throat, and she brought a hand up to her mouth as her eyes filled with tears that spilled over onto her reddened cheeks.
  • This camera also supports high-speed continuous shooting of images at the maximum 10-MP size (3648 x 2736) at 10 fps, and offers a sport continuous mode, which allows for continuous shooting at up to approximately 120 fps*, and a function for recording high-definition movies with stereo sound. Digital camera reviews, photography news and views
  • Naturally the availability of what we have today was unthought of and in most cases seemed impossible, but most television sets were capable of providing at least up to four basic channels.
  • The 18 new buses are diesel-electric hybrids, and they get 60 percent better fuel economy and provide up to a 90 percent reduction of certain emissions than the previous diesel buses.
  • At the office I decided to bring Arnie Bloch up to date with my latest information about the Finnegans. A CONVICTION OF GUILT
  • Add 1 tbsp of this syrup to your pancake batter and whisk again. Times, Sunday Times
  • The bottles are then capped and placed in the cool cellars of the winery for up to 2 years.
  • A new plant in Scotland is being tooled up to produce these screws.
  • To say how prisoners spend their time on leave is up to individuals is totally unacceptable. The Sun
  • He flapped up to his apartment in his ruined shoes, found his keys in the bottom of the buff envelope. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • Pay a visit to the camp infirmary, get your clothes deloused, or just park yourself in the latrine and fight that nasty case of amoebic dysentery you picked up along the way - it's up to you.
  • On the other end, there's the opening movement of Faschingsschwank aus Wien, where the lyricism is always being interrupted by a boisterous beer-hall ritornello: Florestan suddenly showing up to shake Eusebius out of his reverie and drag him back to the party. Been there, done that
  • Meant as a follow up to Stadler’s Pools & Pouf collection from earlier this month, Tephra is a co-edition with Carpenter’s Workshop Gallery that represents mutation rather than dissolution. Unique Desk Design : The Wave Desk by Robert Brou
  • She agreed cheerfully, turning her face up towards the rain, letting the heavy droplets splatter against her drenched face and hair.
  • It could see patients being banned from treatment for up to a year in severe cases.
  • You can earn up to £65 per week tax-free.
  • He grabbed a fistful of that lush cashew-colored hair that made Pink Jenny so popular, twisted her arm behind her in a vicious half nelson, and dragged her up to my face.
  • They keyed a piano up to concert pitch.
  • They were bagged up to be taken away by Trading Standards officers for investigation.
  • It is very easy to move up to command your own group of people. Times, Sunday Times
  • But nobody owned up to being among the 24 who had kited $1,000 a month or more. Who Says There's No Free Lunch?
  • For non-working spouses, sufficient units can be encashed each tax year to bring total income up to just below the annual allowance.
  • When crop-dusters come under fire, it is up to DynCorp helicopter pilots to provide support.
  • Tell them to bear up to one another.
  • Due for cuts of up to a third but flood protection safeguarded. The Sun
  • He gestured to the room-service tray of beer and coffee he'd ordered up to lubricate the flow of their conversation. BLACK EAGLES
  • Gang awa, ane o 'ye, hinnies, up to the heugh head, and gie them a cry in case they're within hearing; the car-cakes will be burnt to a cinder. The Antiquary — Volume 02
  • With a few turns of tape, I fastened the plastic cup to the end of the pole.
  • Even though sociobiology never became exactly fashionable, many biologists eventually warmed up to the ideas, albeit tweaking and interpreting them in a new and modern way.
  • While SocGen management has called Kerviel a trader "without genius" who was "acting alone," French bloggers are touting his "lucidity" and bravery for standing up to a system that "brings up its shady dealings only when they are unfavorable to them. France’s New Anti-Hero
  • Procedures that were set up to expose and correct dishonesty were themselves blocked or shown to be inefficient.
  • The pilots access the application on the Web, then sign up to go to a proctored location to take the online tests.
  • I don't feel up to going out tonight.
  • Just before the funeral, the undertaker came up to the elderly widow and asked: ‘How old was your husband?’
  • Nevertheless, we will press on and as I said we will continue to keep you right up to date with what is happening.
  • The time added includes minutes from both halves of the match so two minutes plus three minutes will make up to five. The Sun
  • They already had been supporting other unions by refusing to back their trucks up to supermarket loading docks.
  • We had many family quarrels about it, and they began in time to grow up to a dangerous height; for as I was quite estranged form my husband (as he was called) in affection, so I took no heed to my words, but sometimes gave him language that was provoking; and, in short, strove all I could to bring him to a parting with me, which was what above all things in the world I desired most. Moll Flanders
  • In its natural habitat, the hibiscus will grow up to 25ft.
  • Tina keeps up to date with trends in nail art and promises she can do any look a customer might see in a magazine.
  • Well, errm, not precisely, but we need to stand up to it and create a multipolar world, not to be confused with multilateralism, which is a way of using up large amounts of money to bleat with great self-satisfaction, achieving little. There is never any point to appeasement
  • If you have a grade other than ‘W’ you are able to intermit your place in a course for up to 12 months.
  • Here he pointed toward the white peaks of the great massif rising up to the east of the valley. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE
  • There are motifs, themes, and recurring melodies, all the things you'd expect from one song blown up to forty minutes.
  • Apparently they're up to here in woolies, but nobody ever remembers that homeless men need underpants too.
  • It is up to you to decide whether sparkling stop-motion animation, catchy music, and a hearty dose of dry British humor is enough to overcome an uninvolving allegorical plot.
  • Sleep disturbances are very common in the weeks leading up to a heart attack. Christianity Today
  • It's just coming up to half past twelve.
  • Our problem is we are the most law-abiding community, the pensioners - we weren't brought up to go mob-handed anywhere.
  • A beggar came up to us and ask for money.
  • In 1805, an extremely handsome young man, he went up to Cambridge, where he attended intermittently to his studies between extravagant debauches there and in London.
  • David Dimbleby is being lined up to lead the coverage from Britain, with the 6pm BBC news presenter, Huw Edwards, anchoring a special programme from New York.
  • By beatifying him, Pope Benedict is holding up to the whole Church the life and teachings of Cardinal Newman as a sure guide for us to follow, and as an inspiration for the Church today. " Te Deum Laudamus "
  • He conquered the lands up to Carchemish, but an Egyptian-Hittite treaty signed in 1283, which divided Syria between them, frustrated the Assyrians 'westward movement. e. The Kassites, the Hurrians, and the Arameans
  • Most papers are available in up to five colourways each and all are matched by co-ordinating hopsacks in plain colours.
  • Pull away the individual leaves carefully right up to the heart of the onion; you will be left with lots of little onion petals. Times, Sunday Times
  • One thing he does is get up to a little competitive devilry by unveiling the Google Pack, a parcel of software programs that you can download for free (if you have a Windows PC).
  • The long-awaited opening will mark the triumphant end of a battle stretching back up to four years.
  • And in such a case envy will be sure to work and boil up to a more than ordinary height, while the envious person frets, and raves, and swells at the plenties and affluence of his abounding neighbour, and (as I may so express it) is even ready to burst with another's fulness. Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. IV.
  • This and the two following numbers, 26 and 27, are only required for the humming birds; 28 is, however, a good size for the least. 24 will be found a good size for the smaller kinds of warblers and finches up to canaries. 21 is a useful general size for a great number of small birds, and will do for such a bird as the hawfinch. Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling a
  • The vote - 110 to 46 in the House and 31 to 8 in the Senate - came as mayors, town managers, social service agencies, and local activists across Massachusetts began to digest the massive cuts the budget proposal calls for, including up to a 15 percent cut in noneducation local aid for municipalities. CapeCodToday Blog Chowder
  • In particular, light measurements are performed at sunset because increased prey and predator interactions occur at twilight, when animals previously hidden in the deep, aphotic (without light) zone migrate vertically up to the surface. Scientific American
  • Healthy hares can easily outrun foxes, but can rarely escape relentless packs of hounds chasing them for up to 90 minutes.
  • Drug addicts, alcoholics, bulimics, anorexics, and sex addicts line up to claim social causes of their problems.
  • They told of one car company that hooks people up to electrical equipment and cameras and runs images past them. Christianity Today
  • There was the faint echo of voices rolling up to the highest balcony seats.
  • Graham consults with Lecter to a small degree in Harris's book and the doctor occasionally pops up to correspond via phone or letter with Graham.
  • Probably he felt an attempt to demonstrate the scale of Flaubert's achievement would be otiose and would, in any case, take up too much space in a short essay devoted to another topic.
  • This was further compounded by the fact that Victorian children moved up to twenty corves per day, whilst being sick, malnourished and demoralised in many cases.
  • In continuous light, circadian growth rhythms were detectable for up to 2 weeks.
  • A working group of nonprofit agencies was set up to conduct the annual negotiations with the State Department.
  • All post-war Prime Ministers up to Margaret Thatcher reiterated the same view.
  • If the mortgage rate has to go up to bring the price of houses down, it will create more homelessness because of repossessions.
  • This can be any alphanumeric string up to 28 characters in length.
  • He turns me around, jerking my chin up to look into his dead, black eyes.
  • This enables all aircraft up to the Airbus A380 to land and take off with full load capacity during all weather conditions. Times, Sunday Times
  • they are up to date
  • Police believe a gang of up to five men were responsible for a raid on a Melksham store in which hundreds of pounds were stolen from an unlocked office.
  • He is injury-free and it is up to us now to get him match-fit. The Sun
  • In summer, the temperature sometimes climbs up to forty degrees centigrade.
  • It took him ten years to work up to the position of general manager.
  • Well, she's the version of Samantha's sister (can't for the life of me remember the name, and I can't be bothered getting up to walk to my room and taking a squiz at the book).
  • The wide mouth of Yell Sound, leading to Sullom Voe opened up to port.
  • The US could impose punitive tariffs of up to 100 % on some countries'exports.
  • When Garmin announced in the lead-up to the Mobile World Congress an ongoing deal with Asus to build its long-anticipated Nuvifone GPS phone line, you could practically hear the wincing. How the Nuvifones Can Survive As Niche Devices
  • Such materials have only been prepared by using very high molecular weight copolymers, typically up to 1 million g / mol, and maintaining uniform (monodisperse) polymer chain lengths, which requires solution processing that adds complexity and cost. Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News
  • Heavy drinkers were those who had up to three pints of beer or six glasses of wine once a week. The Sun
  • During late August and in September specimen coalfish, cod and conger up to 35 lb have been recorded.
  • Other measures in the plan include new lane markings, anti-skid surfacing and several hundred yards of bus lane on Brighton Way up to the roundabout.
  • In the not too distant future one morning all her friends are going to wake up to find that her status is six unopened milk bottles. The Sun
  • To entice buyers it has offered discounts of up to 30 per cent. Times, Sunday Times
  • The valiant one and his noble steed hiked up to the hill where the castle was.
  • I dropped the bottle into the sea and watched it bob up to the surface a moment later.
  • The daft governor of Massachusetts, Mitch Romney, apparently is still thinking that the wingnuts will somehow allow a northeasterner to be a serious presidential candidate so he completely wimped out (and sucked up to the wingnuts) by leaving it to his spokesman. 07/14/2005
  • Something about standing up to work also chimes with the times. Times, Sunday Times
  • Instead of standing up to them and telling them to stick it, I just ended up juggling a complex number of lies.
  • When the balloon is held up to a wall, the negative charge causes the electrons in the wall to move away from the area.
  • Many queued for up to 30 minutes for a chance to add their signature.
  • The welfare state was set up to provide a safety net for the poor and needy.
  • This volume consists of Record Commission transcripts of documents found mostly in Normandy, and dated up to 1206 (the end of English control of the region). Calendar of Papers Preserved in France
  • Bravery also requires recognizing when standing up to these threats is reasonable and appropriate, and it requires acting on one's recognition.
  • I grinned and shinnied up a side rope ladder up to the mast almost.
  • All that remained was that lovely blank undecorated space upstairs which led up to the administrative offices.
  • It just seems as if Mother Earth had become young again, and was tossing her babies up to the summer sky, and the wind played hide-and-seek, or peep-bo, or some other ridiculous game, with them, and made the summer babies as glad and as mischievous as himself. My War Experiences in Two Continents
  • In fact, some 'loads' abusers have ingested up to 12 grams of glutethimide and greater than 2.5 grams of codeine (often in combination with acetaminophen or aspirin) on adaily basis. 5 Complications from chronic abuse should also be considered. Loads
  • Her argument doesn't really stand up to scrutiny.
  • As the signal propagates down a path, the voltage magnitude is related to the effective impedance up to the point in the signal's flight.
  • The days when you could just hoof the ball up to a striker have long since gone; even Wimbledon don't play by these tactics any more.
  • The blades were usually double-edged and up to 90 cm, or a little over, in length, but early single-edged sabres are also known.
  • We left the main road and joined a muddy track that led up towards the villages. The Crossing-Place
  • The criticism is valid up to a point, but television channels are a bit like human beings: none are wholly good or bad.
  • The presentation of this "Judas," polemicizing as it was, was probably never meant to take on the historical and theological dimensions it has, traveling through the last two thousand years and leading up to the present, but with a stubborn toughness it has endured. Robert Eisenman: Redemonizing Judas: Gospel Fiction or Gospel Truth?

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