go up
intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British to attend a university 2. of an actor to become confused 3. to be built or erected <
a new sign went up
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  • go up — {v.} 1. To go or move higher; rise. * /Many people came to watch the weather balloon go up./ * /The path goes up the hill./ 2. To be able to become heard; become loud or louder. * /A shout went up from the crowd at the game./ 3. Grow in height… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go up — {v.} 1. To go or move higher; rise. * /Many people came to watch the weather balloon go up./ * /The path goes up the hill./ 2. To be able to become heard; become loud or louder. * /A shout went up from the crowd at the game./ 3. Grow in height… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go up — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms go up : present tense I/you/we/they go up he/she/it goes up present participle going up past tense went up past participle gone up 1) to increase We d like to see the baby s weight going steadily up. The… …   English dictionary

  • go up — verb 1. move upward (Freq. 19) The fog lifted The smoke arose from the forest fire The mist uprose from the meadows • Syn: ↑rise, ↑lift, ↑arise, ↑move up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • go up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If a price, amount, or level goes up, it becomes higher or greater than it was. [V P] Interest rates went up... [V P to/from/by n] The cost has gone up to $1.95 a minute... [V P amount] Prices have gone up 61 percent since… …   English dictionary

  • go up — v. 1) (d; intr.) to go up to ( to approach ) (she went up to him and said something) 2) (D; intr.) ( to ascend ) (to go up to the top) * * * [ gəʊ ʌp] (d; intr.) to go up to (she went up to him and said something; to approach ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • go\ up — v 1. To go or move higher; rise. Many people came to watch the weather balloon go up. The path goes up the hill. 2. To be able to become heard; become loud or louder. A shout went up from the crowd at the game. 3. Grow in height while being… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go up —    1. obsolete    to be killed by hanging    Especially in 19th century America. Occasionally also of natural death:     You d better give it up if you don t want to go up. (Cookson, 1969 the thing to be given up was working with lead paint)    2 …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • go up — UK US go up Phrasal Verb with go({{}}/gəʊ/ verb (going, went, gone) ► [I] to increase: »Property taxes have gone up by ten percent …   Financial and business terms

  • go up — phr verb Go up is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑attendance, ↑catch, ↑cheer, ↑consumption, ↑cost, ↑count, ↑cry, ↑curtain, ↑dividend, ↑elevator, ↑enrolment, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • go up — in. to start to feel the effects of a drug. (Drugs.) □ Gert started to go up and suddenly fell asleep. □ The guy couldn’t wait to get home and go up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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