The day that is upon us in the heat of the summer is the fast of the Ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av.
Beetlejuice was produced on a budget of $15 million and grossed $73.7 million upon its release.
In theory, the Islands were part of the land given to Argentina by Spain upon independence in 1816.
Statement of President Barack Obama upon Being Awarded The First Annual Golden Obama.
CAA employees were reportedly instructed beforehand to line the staircase and clap for Beckham upon his arrival.
It was evident, however, she was addressing him upon some subject of import.
No; upon deliberation, I have too much charity to trust you to yourself.
I congratulate you upon the victory, which is due to your skill and energy.
upon thinking the matter over he had little doubt as to its outcome.
upon the whole, the entertainments were very novel and very delightful.
In the mod. Scand. tongues, except Icelandic and Færöese, the reduced form pa, paa, corresponding to Eng. (colloq. or dial.) 'pon, 'po', has displaced the simple prep. å, aa = on. [OED]
Old English up, uppe, from Proto-Germanic *upp- "up" (cf. Old Frisian up; Old Norse upp; Danish, Dutch op; Old High German uf, German auf "up"; Gothic iup "up, upward," uf "on, upon, under;" OHG oba, German ob "over, above, on, upon"), from PIE root *upo "up from below" (cf. Sanskrit upa "near, under, up to, on," Greek hypo "under, below," Latin sub "under;" see sub-).
Meaning "exhilarated, happy" first attested 1815. Musical up tempo (adj.) is recorded from 1948. Up-and-coming "promising" is from 1848. Phrase on the up-(and-up) "honest, straightforward" first attested 1863, American English. Up the river "in jail" first recorded 1891, originally in reference to Sing Sing, which is up the Hudson from New York City. To drive someone up the wall (1951) is from the notion of the behavior of lunatics or caged animals. Insulting retort up yours (scil. ass) attested by late 19c.
earliest recorded sense is "to drive and catch (swans)," 1560, from up (adv.). Meaning "to get up, rise to one's feet" (as in up and leave) is recorded from 1643. Sense of "to move upward" is recorded from 1737. Meaning "increase" (as in up the price of oil) is attested from 1915. Cf. Old English verb uppian "to rise." Upping block is attested from 1796.
To raise; increase: My confidence has upped itself (1925+)
[first adjective sense is based on up, ''effervescent, bubbling,'' used of beer and other drinks; later similar uses, from the 1940s, are based on the ''high'' produced by narcotics]