Definition of 'up to'
Example sentences containing 'up to'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
You can go up to that line. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His string bracelet is covered by his expensive jacket as he gets up to go. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Adults might not need to go for up to two years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can it hold a torch up to it 's predecessor? The Sun (2016)Her dad answered the door and told me to go up to her room to get it as she had already gone to work. The Sun (2016)But I certainly think they go right up to the line. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Go up to the end of step 2, cover and keep in the fridge. The Sun (2016)He hadn't noticed a nativity display on the mantelpiece when he got up to go to the gents '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)SITTING too long can age women 's cells by up to eight years, a study claims. The Sun (2017)Everyone is queueing up to have a go because no one wants to let themselves down. The Sun (2008)As she gets up to go she wraps the remaining sandwiches in a napkin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Repeat with the other leg, and go up to your waist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He didn't have to put his hand up to ask to go to the lavatory. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)He showed enough to suggest he would be winning when up to today 's sort of distance. The Sun (2015)Up to one hour 's labour. The Sun (2009)I am about to jump into a train to go up to Sheffield this afternoon. The Sun (2013)So skiing England is another brilliant excuse to go up to the Lakes and rediscover them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the summer he goes up to Fifth Meridian. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'up to'
Extremely Common. up to is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of up to from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.