Synonyms and antonyms of up a gumtree in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «UP A GUMTREE»
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP A GUMTREE» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP A GUMTREE»
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Phraseology and Culture in English
Yet the possum figures interestingly in the simile like a possum up a gumtree,
which in twentieth and twenty-first century Australian English connotes happiness
and satisfaction with the situation – quite the opposite of the bandicoot.
Paul Skandera, 2007
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See ride up a gumtree. go up for. To sit for (an examination): coll.: from ca. 1885.
go up in the air. To 'explode', lose one's temper violently: from ca. 1900. From
slightly later is go straight up Cf. go through the roof. go up one! Good for you!
Eric Partridge, 2006
The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
Conceited as in up yourself. up and under Rhyming slang for chunder. up agumtree Someone who is in a hopeless position or in strife. upper A stimulant
drug. upter No good or broken down. Short for up to putty or up to shit. up the
creek In ...
John Miller, 2009
An emigrant in search of a colony
3n-'l'-'M&8s_8| sing merry song den, 'Possum up a Gumtree,' den planter's man
tink you no care.” 3.“ Where is he?" -';'_'Long way off; I see him; but him turn him
head ebbery lilly minit and look at de prison door.” - “ Go on then,” said I, “ and be
Charles Rowcroft, 1851
AIDS institute locked in court battle Logging puts Koalas up a gumtree Science in
Australia 33 Gene scissors switch genes off/CSIRO faces deep cuts/Science
needs its fraud police/Skin cancer ravages Australia/Roaming buffalo/Moonstruck
The Heart that Has Truly Loved: The Memoirs of Lorraine Vines
He always gave comforting advice when one of the cats brought up snakes from
the valley, identifying them as non-poisonous. I remember how he could shin upa gumtree with great ease to cutoff dead branches. It seems a pity that we were ...
Lorraine Vines, Michael Oakey, 2009
The Cradle Robber: A Paisley Sterling Mystery
... up a gumtree, and all. Comes from the purest Elizabethan English. Remind
yourself of that when you think you're surrounded by country bumpkins.” I
laughed. I knew what he was talking about. “Oh, I learned the hard way never to ...
E. Joan Sims, 2012
Bones of Contention: A Dinah Pelerin Mystery
“They're completely up a gumtree, can't work out the who or the why. It's a grade
A puzzler, all right, but I've noodled around with a few theories.” He warmed to his
subject. “The bloke was a well-known Pommie journalist—that's an ...
Jeanne Matthews, 2011
The heads, then, ofthechapters, are briefly as follows: Theauthor'sarrival in
theGorilla country. Its geographical position. Lodgings assignedtohim up agumtree. Constant attachment ofthe little prince. His royal highness's gratitude.
William Makepeace Thackeray, 2014
Tempt Not the Stars
Another could be to taunt the police with their lack of progress in the case -
saving your presence, sir: “you're up a gumtree, me hearties, and I'm laughing at
you for it”. Yet a third could be to keep us thinking about “The Star of Syria” ...
Julius Falconer, 2010
NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP A GUMTREE»
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It's wacky up a Gumtree
Classifieds website Gumtree is no stranger to out-of-the-ordinary adverts, such as inviting applications to act as a guinea pig for an up-and-coming tattoo artist or ... «Times LIVE, Apr 15»
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