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Slang in American English - U



Up for grabs:
Something that anyone can take.
The first person to answer gets the prize which is up for grabs! 

Up my sleeve:
Have a hidden plan.
I’ve got a few ideas up my sleeve.

Happy, cheerful, upbeat.
I’m a very upbeat person. 


A person who thinks they are better than everyone. Arrogant.
I don’t like your uppity neighbors at all.

Worked up (not relaxed), or conventional in ideas.
Don’t be so uptight. The interview will be fine.
That guy is so uptight; he looks ridiculous! 


Used to (something):
Something disliked at first, but you become accustomed to.

When I first tried wine, I thought it was gross. Then I got used to it.


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