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I love working with directors who have good taste. It's incredible when a director can say something and things open up for you. I went to The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and some of my best experiences on sets have been working with other alums.
Trieste Kelly Dunn

Meaning of "up for" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP FOR

up for play
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WHAT DOES UP FOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of up for in the English dictionary

The definition of up for in the dictionary is as a candidate or applicant for. Other definition of up for is keen or willing to try.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP FOR

up a gumtree
up a tree
up against
up and down
up and running
up close and personal
up country
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 FOR

account for
as for
ask for
be all for
be in the market for
but for
except for
go for
go in for
have eyes for
have feelings for
have it in for
have no time for
have no use for
in for
in line for
pay for
set one´s cap for
so much for
stand up for

Synonyms and antonyms of up for in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «up for» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP FOR

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

para
570 millions of speakers

English

up for
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के लिए ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিসের জন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

für
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

で最大
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah kanggo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप साठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hazır
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

się na
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

για
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vir
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp for
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up for

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP FOR»

The term «up for» is very widely used and occupies the 1.045 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP FOR» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «UP FOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word up for.
1
Will Arnett
I mean, I gotta say one of the greatest victories on that show was when we got picked up for the back nine of the first season, and they made it a full order.
2
Richard Bausch
Write a little bit every day, each day. Visit it, every day - in other words, show up for work.
3
Michael Bolton
I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you're really setting yourself up for disappointment.
4
Margaret Cho
When you feel powerful, you are willing to stand up for your rights, you are willing to stand up for what you believe in, you're more willing to stand up and be counted.
5
Dana Davis
What's funny is my mom took me to the theater for the first time when I was six years old, and I was just amazed by it. I just said, 'Hey Mom, can I do this too?' And so she signed me up for little theater classes, and I remember my first audition for a play when I was seven years old was for 'The Thankful Elf.'
6
Denis Diderot
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
7
Jamie Dimon
JP Morgan always has higher capital liquidity, that is partially to make up for mistakes and problems and obviously it's a tough economy. We support an oversight committee, we supported some of the compensation, new compensation rules, though we already follow most of them. We support a lot of it.
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Troy Dumais
You can't make up for something you lost.
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Trieste Kelly Dunn
I love working with directors who have good taste. It's incredible when a director can say something and things open up for you. I went to The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and some of my best experiences on sets have been working with other alums.
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R. Lee Ermey
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't geared up for it. I know for a fact that it's getting better and better.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP FOR»

Discover the use of up for in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up for and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was ...
In October 2011, gunmen boarded Malala's school bus and shot her in the face, a bullet passing through her head and into her shoulder. Remarkably, Malala survived the shooting.
Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb, 2013
2
Look Up for Yes
Presents the autobiography of a sixty-two-year-old woman who, at age thirty-two, came out of a seven-month-long stroke-induced coma and was conscious for six years before anyone realized she was not brain dead
Julia Tavalaro, Richard Tayson, 1998
3
Bear Stays Up for Christmas
With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, Bear Stays Up for Christmas is a book to cherish throughout the year.
Karma Wilson, 2011
4
Coming Up For Air
George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children.
George Orwell, 1st World Library, 2004
5
Stand Up for Your Life: A Practical Step-by-Step Plan to ...
Provides strategies for making over one's inner life and explains how to transform such obstacles as self-doubt, conflict phobia, and anxiety into a firm foundation for building personal power and self-confidence.
Cheryl Richardson, 2003
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Stick Up for Yourself!: Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power ...
Do you sometimes feel frustrated, angry, powerless, and scared? Do wish you could stick up for yourself, but you don't know how? This book can help.
Gershen Kaufman Espeland, 2009
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Stick Up for Yourself!: Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power ...
Do you sometimes feel frustrated, angry, powerless, and scared? Do wish you could stick up for yourself, but you don't know how? This book can help.
Gershen Kaufman, 2009
8
Up For Renewal: What Magazines Taught Me About Love, Sex, ...
By age thirty-seven, Cathy Alter had made a mess of her life.
Cathy Alter, 2008
9
Supervision: Setting People Up for Success
This much-anticipated text from successful professional Cassidy and experienced author Kreitner emphasizes the skills that are most important for success in today's new economy, including exceptional communication and training skills as ...
Charlene Cassidy, Bob Kreitner, 2009
10
Pushback: How Smart Women Ask--and Stand Up--for What They Want
Insightful and accessible, Pushback is a timely resource for women who want to leverage their skills, promote themselves effectively, and fast track their careers.
Selena Rezvani, 2012

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP FOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term up for is used in the context of the following news items.
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A look inside Edith Macefield's famous 'Up' house
A look inside Edith Macefield's famous 'Up' house. It's the tiny house that made a giant statement, and it's up for sale. Glenn Farley reports. Glenn Farley, KING 5 ... «KING5.com, Mar 15»
2
Cranking Up for 2016
Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, is said to be a rising contender for the Republican presidential nomination. So, on Wednesday, he did what, these days, ... «New York Times, Feb 15»

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