all up with
   about to die
   A variant of all over with:
    It's all up with him, poor lad... His bowels is mortified. (Fraser, 1971)

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  • It is all up with him — Up Up ([u^]p), adv. [AS. up, upp, [=u]p; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. [=u]p, OHG. [=u]f, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See {Over}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all up — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Near to certain death or defeat without any more chance or hope. * /With their ammunition gone the patrol knew that it was all up with them./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all up — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Near to certain death or defeat without any more chance or hope. * /With their ammunition gone the patrol knew that it was all up with them./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Up with People — (UWP) is the name of both a motivational organization and a musical performance, both related to each other. The organization is made up of troupes which sing and perform internationally. Along with performing the show, cast members participate… …   Wikipedia

  • all up — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sit up with — {v. phr.} To be with; particularly to keep someone ill company. * /Mrs. Brown sat up with her sick husband all night in the hospital room./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit up with — {v. phr.} To be with; particularly to keep someone ill company. * /Mrs. Brown sat up with her sick husband all night in the hospital room./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To come up with — Up Up ([u^]p), adv. [AS. up, upp, [=u]p; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. [=u]p, OHG. [=u]f, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See {Over}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keeping up with the Joneses — is a popular catchphrase in many parts of the English speaking world. It refers to the desire to be seen as being as good as one s neighbours or contemporaries using the comparative benchmarks of social caste or the accumulation of material goods …   Wikipedia

  • Living It Up! With Ali & Jack — This program should not be confused with a 1980s healthy living and consumer awareness program, Live It Up!, which aired on CTV in Canada Living It Up! With Ali Jack was a syndicated daytime television talk show show that aired from September… …   Wikipedia

  • To come up with — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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