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Meaning of "up a gumtree" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP A GUMTREE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP A GUMTREE

up
up a tree
up against
up and down
up and running
up close and personal
up country
up for
up for grabs
up for it
up front
up hill and down dale
up in arms
up in the air
up one´s alley
up one´s sleeve
up one´s street
up oneself
up the ante
up the boohai

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP A GUMTREE

at the top of the tree
big tree
Christmas tree
coffee tree
doubletree
family tree
flame tree
gumtree
hall tree
Joshua tree
lemon tree
rain tree
red tea tree
rubber tree
service tree
Seville orange tree
tea tree
tree
tulip tree
white tea tree

Synonyms and antonyms of up a gumtree in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «up a gumtree» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP A GUMTREE

Find out the translation of up a gumtree to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up a gumtree from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up a gumtree» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一个加姆特里
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un gumtree
570 millions of speakers

English

up a gumtree
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक gumtree अप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى gumtree
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

копирование Gumtree
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um gu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি gumtree আপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un gommier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga satu gumtree
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis einer gumtree
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガムツリーアップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

출처 : 인크루트 최대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah gumtree
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

một Gumtree
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கும்பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक गुंठि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sakallı yumruk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un gumtree
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

się na gumtree
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

копіювання Gumtree
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un TIP TOP
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι ένα gumtree
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n Gumtree
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp en gumtree
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp en gumtree
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up a gumtree

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP A GUMTREE»

The term «up a gumtree» is regularly used and occupies the 91.646 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP A GUMTREE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about up a gumtree

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP A GUMTREE»

Discover the use of up a gumtree in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up a gumtree and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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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
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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
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The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
Conceited as in up yourself. up and under Rhyming slang for chunder. up a gumtree 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
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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
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New Scientist
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  ...
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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 up a gumtree with great ease to cutoff dead branches. It seems a pity that we were ...
Lorraine Vines, Michael Oakey, 2009
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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
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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
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Roundabout Papers
The heads, then, ofthechapters, are briefly as follows: Theauthor'sarrival in theGorilla country. Its geographical position. Lodgings assignedtohim up a gumtree. Constant attachment ofthe little prince. His royal highness's gratitude. Anecdotes ...
William Makepeace Thackeray, 2014
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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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« EDUCALINGO. Up a gumtree [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/up-a-gumtree>. Aug 2019 ».
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