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

The meaning of "Upper" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "upper" mean?
A:

It’s the opposite of lower. Your mouth has an upper lip and a lower lip.

Another meaning is the part of a shoe that is above the sole.

It can mean a stimulant drug. He took Amphetamines and now he is excitedly wild.
Q: What does upper echelon  mean?
A: This is not common. I have never heard "upper echelon" used. It is a term used in essays and formal writings.
"Upper echelon" means "the higher level of a group."

Example:
"After many years, she was in the upper echelon of the city officials."
Q: What does uppers mean?
A: "os de cima" ou "drogas com efeitos estimulantes". Depende do contexto.

Example sentences using "Upper"

Q: Please show me example sentences with upper.
A: I am from the upper part of Spain.
You are from the upper part of Thailand.

Synonyms of "Upper" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between upper and above ?
A: Upper is more a location like an upper shelf. Above is describing the relation between two objects. Like, “will you grab a plate from the upper cupboard?” “Above the stove?” “Yeah.” Or like “I put those plants on the upper shelf so the cats couldn’t eat them and get sick” or “I’m trying to decide which painting to put above the fireplace.” For upper it’s the top one of more than one of the same thing (shelves, drawers, etc) and above just means something is over something else.
Q: What is the difference between upper and higher ?
A: I think that upper is like more literal? Like upper floor is placed higher and "higher" is not that literal like 7 is higher than 5 and it also refers to levels on computer games like lvl 7 is higher than lvl 5
Q: What is the difference between upper and above ?
A: they are very similar.

"the cabinet is above the sink"

"the cups are in the upper cabinets"

upper is used to describe something that is above something else
Q: What is the difference between above and upper ?
A: i think when you use upper, you are describing corners like.. thr upper part of the window or map, and above is what is on the object ( what is on top of another object ) and upper for the superior part of an object.

Translations of "Upper"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? オーストラリアに行くまでに、なんとしてもupper intermediate まで到達したい。
A: I will do everything it takes to reach the upper intermediate level by the time I go to Australia.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? upper
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Upper"

Q: What does "put on uppers" means ?
https://youtu.be/SokCCh-i-pY?t=402
Is that a medication or something ?
A: "I put you on uppers"
"I put you on X" means a doctor prescribed X drug for you to take.
"uppers" (as in "uppers" versus "downers") is a drug or substance that lifts you up / gives you energy.

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