Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Up"

The meaning of "Up" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does it's up in the....(what)? mean?
A: She is saying "upping the ante".

– From the Cambridge English Dictionary –
If you up the ante, you increase your demands or the risks in a situation in order to achieve a better result
Example: "The government has upped the ante by refusing to negotiate until a ceasefire has been agreed."
Q: What does what's up? mean?
A: 「お元気ですか?」のような表現と思います。

「What's up?」というは、とてもカジュアルです。
Q: What does "up" in 294 mean?
A: "What do you do, trick up on Polk Street?":

"What do you do? Do you prostitute yourself at Polk Street?"

"Up on" means "at" a location here. It could be north of where they are talking. If it was south, you could say "down on".
Q: What does "up" in 460 mean?
A: order up - to tell someone to do something, provide something, or deliver something
Q: What does "up on" in 342 mean?
A: Have we caught up on information about the kid...

Example sentences using "Up"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I'm up for that(or it).
A: its mostly an answer to an invitation to do something
초대에 대한 대답

do you want to have lunch now?
who wants to drink beer after work?
anyone wants to go to the mall this weekend?

answer: Im up for that / it
Q: Please show me example sentences with "It's up to you".
A: It's up to you which restaurant we go to
I don't really mind which movie we watch, it's up to you
He's really ill but it's up to you whether you still want to visit him
Q: Please show me example sentences with what's up .
A: "What's up" is a casual phrase used among friends and people around your age. You would not usually use it with your parents, teachers, boss or people older. Examples include casual sentences like:
"Hey, what's up?"
It could mean "how are you?" or "what's the matter" or sometimes just "hello"
As "hello":
Friend 1: What's uuuuuuuuup.
Friend 2: What's up!
As "how are you?":
Friend 1: What's up?
Friend 2: Not much. You?
Friend 1: Same.
As "what's the matter":
Friend 1: You look sad. What's up?
Friend 2: My grandma is sick.
Sometimes it can be used as an exclamation like "Oh my goodness!" too.
As "Oh my goodness!":
Example 1: Yo, I just did a back flip. That's what's up!
Example 2: What's up! I completed level 99 in this game.
Q: Please show me example sentences with It's up to you to ... .
A: This phrase can mean "It is your choice..." or "It is your responsibility to...".

Examples:

It's up to you to whether you drink coffee or tea.
Coffee or tea? It's up to you!
It's up to you when we eat.
The career you take is up to you.

It is up to you to cook dinner.
It's up to you to post the letter.
Q: Please show me example sentences with It, out, up .
A: I looked up at the stars
I went to a concert, it was great
I took the trash out

Synonyms of "Up" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between it's up to you and it depend on you ?
A: Preference. Usually you will here "up to you" if the other person should make the decision and "depends on you" is used if the person may or may not be able to go

A: Are we going shopping Friday at 5?
B: It's up to you. I don't care either way.

A: Are we going shopping Friday at 5?
B: It depends on you. Will you be out of class in time?
Q: What is the difference between I'm up. and I'm awake. ?
A: @sallykyoko: Both phrases mean the same thing (No longer asleep)
Q: What is the difference between What's up? and How are you? ?
A: @hane: Yes! Though a more natural answer might be "I was playing tennis."
Q: What is the difference between what's up? and what's the matter? ?
A: 'What's up' can also be used as a greeting, like 'how are you' or 'how's it going,' but 'what's the matter' is for when you know something is wrong.
Q: What is the difference between What's up? and How's it going? ?
A: In that context, I think 'what's up' is seen as a vague greeting like 'hey' or 'hello' and 'what are you up to?'
If I saw my friend on the street, maybe I would say 'hey! what's up?'

'How's it going' is a casual way of saying 'how are you' but they are both informal greetings.

'What's up' can also be used in different situations/contexts:
'Hey, what's up? Are you okay?' (sympathetically)
Or if someone wants to ask you a question or for a favour, you could say: 'Yeah, what's up dude?'

Sorry! That might have been muddy! 'What's up' is a very vague term (:

Translations of "Up"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what's up?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what's up ?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what's up?
A: When someone tells me "what's up", i usually tell them back "what's up how you been?".
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? What's up
A: If you mean as a greeting, then "how's things" or "how are things" or "how are you" are slightly different ways to ask how somebody is.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What's up?
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Other questions about "Up"

Q: What's up that injury? does this sound natural?
A: What happen to your injury?
Q: Up for
Or up to?
A: up for!
Q: What's up? does this sound natural?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What's up? と聞かれた時の返事は何が適切ですか?
A: What's upはだいたい三つの使い方があります。例文を見てみましょう!

A: What's up? (最近、変わったことあったか)
B: Not much (いや、別に)

A: What's up! (やあー)
B: What's up! (よう)

A: Hey, come over here (ねえ、こっち来て)
B: What's up? (どうしたの?)
A: I need your help with something (手伝ってほしいことがある)
Q: What's up with you does this sound natural?
A: you can just say What's up?

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