Found 158 phrases starting with U:


up shit creek without a paddleAlternative form of up the creek without a paddle.Rate it:
up shit's creekAlternative form of up shit creek.Rate it:
up shit's creek without a paddleAlternative form of up shit creek.Rate it:
up someone's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:
up someone's streetperfectly suitable to someone; matching someone's interests and abilities.Rate it:
up the anteTo make something more desirable.Rate it:
up the anteTo raise the stakes of a hand of poker.Rate it:
up the creekIn trouble.Rate it:
up the creek without a paddleIn a difficult situation with no means of rectifying it.Rate it:
up the riverUp The River To Sing Sing PrisonRate it:
up the riverTo prison.Rate it:
up the wallCrazy, mad.Rate it:
up the wallsVery busy, swamped.Rate it:
up the wazooUp the ass; excessive or excessively; too much.Rate it:
up the ying yangFar more than one needs.Rate it:
up thereUsed other than as an idiom: see up, there.Rate it:
up thereIn a position of prominence or importanceRate it:
up toAble; willing.Rate it:
up toAgainst; next to; near; towards.Rate it:
up toAs much as; no more than.Rate it:
up toConsidering all members of an equivalence class the same.Rate it:
up toDoing; involved in.Rate it:
up toThe option or decision of.Rate it:
up to elevenBeyond the maximum possible threshold.Rate it:
up to hereOverwhelmed, busy, buried or swamped.Rate it:
up to no goodMisbehaving, being mischievous.Rate it:
up to parAt the usual or expected level.Rate it:
up to scratchSufficient; adequate; of acceptable or satisfactory quality.Rate it:
up to snuffAdequate; of acceptable or quality; satisfying an appropriate standard.Rate it:
up to snuffMentally alert, shrewd, savvy.Rate it:
up to somethingDoing something mischievous or scheming.Rate it:
up to speedFully informed; current.Rate it:
up to the tasksomeone who capable to doing a jobRate it:
up with the chickensAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:
up with the larkAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:
up with the larksTo wake up early, to be an early bird.Rate it:
up yoursA variant or synonym of shove it up your ass, an exclamation of extreme anger, disgust, dismissal; often accompanied by an obscene gesture.Rate it:
up-and-comerSomeone who is up-and-coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the future.Rate it:
up-and-comingEmerging; aspiring; improving; beginning to attract attention or critical acclaim.Rate it:
up-to-dateCurrent; recent; the latest.Rate it:
up-to-dateInformed about the latest news or developments.Rate it:
uphill battledifficult struggleRate it:
uphill battleA challenge with the odds of success stacked strongly against.Rate it:
upper crustThe social elite.Rate it:
upper crustThe topmost layer of a bread, pastry dish, or other item with a hardened coating.Rate it:
upper-crustPosh, upper-class; pertaining to the upper crust.Rate it:
ups and downsPeriods of positive and negative events, moods, or interactions; highs and lows.Rate it:
upset the applecartTo spoil carefully laid plans or arrangements; to spoil something.Rate it:
urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.Rate it:
use a sledgehammer to crack a nutTo use significantly excessive force to carry out an action; to do something overzealouslyRate it:

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