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The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside.
Tom Felton

Meaning of "up a tree" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP A TREE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP A TREE

up a gumtree
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
up the creek

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP A TREE

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

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «up a tree» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP A TREE

Find out the translation of up a tree to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up a tree 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 tree» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上树
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a un árbol
570 millions of speakers

English

up a tree
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पेड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فوق شجرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до дерева
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cima de uma árvore
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি গাছ আপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un arbre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga pokok
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf einen Baum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツリーアップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나무 위로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah wit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên một cây
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு மரம் வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक झाड अप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ağaç dikmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

su un albero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w górę drzewa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до дерева
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

într-un copac
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάνω σε ένα δέντρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n boom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp ett träd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp i et tre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up a tree

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP A TREE»

The term «up a tree» is regularly used and occupies the 82.123 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 TREE» OVER TIME

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

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3 QUOTES WITH «UP A TREE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word up a tree.
1
Andrew Cohen
To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down.
2
Tom Felton
The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside.
3
Francis Spufford
Christianity is a religion of continuity and discontinuity as well. It's about what stays the same and what changes in the twinkling of an eye. Both are necessary truths, but sometimes it's important to accentuate the discontinuity, the sudden leap, the way you go up a tree, Zacchaeus, and come down a saint.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP A TREE»

Discover the use of up a tree in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up a tree and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cat Up a Tree
Worried when she spots a cat up a tree, Nana Quimby frantically rings the firehouse for help, only to discover that the firemen no longer rescue cats in trees.
Ann Hassett, 1998
2
Up a tree
A cat finds himself up a tree and won't come down until supper passes him by.
Ed Young, 1983
3
Up a Tree in the Park at Night with a Hedgehog
Benton Kirby is in a spot of bother... His life hasn't exactly gone to plan. This is hardly surprising, however, as he never really had one in the first place.
Paul Robert Smith, 2009
4
Horse Up a Tree: Yellow/
When Horse went up a tree one day, he didn't think about how to get down again - and now he's stuck. The sheep, the ducks, the hens and Farmer come to help him in this comical tale by Martin Waddell.
Martin Waddell, 2006
5
Three Up a Tree
Lolly wangles her way into Spider and Sam's new tree house by promising to tell the boys a story, and soon everyone is telling tales
James Marshall, 2009
6
Up a Tree with Tatie Wee: A Life Adventure
Nicknamed Tatie Wee as a child, Kathryn Fisher is a spunky lady with attitude. An extraordinary adventure in living, Up a Tree with Tatie Wee explodes in a colorful mosaic of vivid personalities, historic benchmarks, and bizarre events.
Kathryn M. Fisher, 2002
7
Cow Up a Tree
The cow has the sulks and climbs up a tree. How will the family get milk for their tea? Suggested level: junior.
Joy Cowley, 2000
8
Cat Up a Tree: A Story in Poems
A series of poems describe the reactions of various characters--from a young girl and her father to a fireman to a robin to the cat itself--when a cat climbs a tree.
‎1998
9
Kitten Up a Tree
A curious kitten's adventure leaves her stuck in a tree, until her mother comes to the rescue.
Keiko Kanao, 1987
10
Tree-kangaroos of Australia and New Guinea
This book reviews the natural history and biology of tree-kangaroos from the time of their first discovery by Europeans in the jungles of West Papua in 1826 right up to the present day, covering the latest research being conducted in ...
Roger Martin, 2005

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP A TREE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term up a tree is used in the context of the following news items.
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Police tracking Gray man find him hiding high up a tree
GRAY — A police K-9 team tracked a Gray man, who had fled from police, to his hiding spot 50 feet up in a tree early Wednesday morning. Police charged ... «Press Herald, Apr 15»
2
Man gives up golf course protest after falling out of tree he was living in
Two protesters went up a tree in New Orleans. One came down of their own accord, the other came down a lot faster. "Lloyd" and "Heart," as they were known by ... «SB Nation, Mar 15»
3
How to buy the perfect Christmas tree
Once cut, trees are surprisingly delicate and need the same sort of care that ... But if you prefer to put up a tree closer to Christmas, a spruce should last the 12 ... «The Guardian, Nov 14»
4
Wash. hunter chased up tree, bitten by black bear
A Washington state hunter is recovering after surviving an attack by an angry black bear that chased him up a tree, chomped down on his leg and clawed him ... «Fox News, Sep 14»
5
Border collie gets stuck up a tree after going out on limb chasing …
Cats getting stuck up a tree can be quite a common tale — but police in Iowa were surprised when they answered a call about a Border collie being stuck 10 feet ... «New York Daily News, Aug 13»
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Group were hunted down by tigers after they unwittingly killed a tiger …
A holy man uttering a special chant succeeded today in calming a group of snarling tigers that had chased five men up a tree, leaving them trapped there for ... «Daily Mail, Jul 13»

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