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18 Apr 2017

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"up" among following sentence means "at an end" or "finished"...
- Time is up
- My contract is up

Why "up" means "at the end" ?
Up generally means "toward the sky or higher position"
What native speaker imagine if you listen"up" word?

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"up" among following sentence means "at an end" or "finished"...
- Time is up
- My contract is up

Why "up" means "at the end" ?
Up generally means "toward the sky or higher position"
What native speaker imagine if you listen"up" word?
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