Idioms about above
Origin of above
usage note for above
Words nearby above
How to use above in a sentence
Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.
Even the hot Jewish women I mentioned above did something a bit more “intellectual” than pageantry: acting.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Are you excited, nervous, afraid, all of the above for the new Star Wars films?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I fall back into a dream and then suddenly there is a tapping on the window just above my bed.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
British Dictionary definitions for above
- in a previous place (in something written)
- (in combination)the above-mentioned clause
Word Origin for above
Other Idioms and Phrases with above
In addition to the idioms beginning with above
- above all
- above and beyond
- above suspicion
- above the law
- all (none) of the above
- cut above
- head and shoulders above
- over and above