269 – Using Up After Verbs of Motion – Natural English

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Up is an interesting preposition which we use in some interesting ways in English conversation. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at the various ways we use up after some verbs.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

  • We walked up the stairs.
  • I went up to Central Park.
  • Let’s drive up to Boston this weekend.
  • Please walk up the hallway to Meeting Room 6. The manager will see you there in 10 minutes.
  • The restaurant is about a half-mile up the road on the left side.
  • Steve. Please come up to the whiteboard and write the answer to question one.
  • Jack walked up to the front of the room and began his speech.
  • Tom, can you come up to my desk and take a look at something?
  • Please fill up that bottle and put it in the bag. Here, fill up means to fill it completely.
  • Be sure to eat up everything on your plate. Don’t waste food.
  • Drink up! There is a lot of beer at the party tonight.
  • Please clean up your room right now!

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