noun, plural up·stairs.
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Example sentences from the Web for upstairs
I wanted to go upstairs and have dinner and a glass of wine, check my email, and read my book.What I Wish I’d Done Before I Lost My Daughter and Mother|Maryanne O’Hara|April 8, 2021|Time
Prosecutors identified Williams as a woman seen in video of the riot directing others upstairs, toward Pelosi’s office.U.S. prosecutors eye 400 potential suspects, expect sedition charges ‘very soon’ in Jan. 6 Capitol breach|Spencer Hsu, Rachel Weiner, Devlin Barrett|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
The senior King rushed into the church and upstairs to his study.Ebenezer Baptist: MLK’s church makes new history with Warnock victory|DeNeen L. Brown|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
During busier days on Madison Street, the building had been used as a medical center, with a pharmacy on the first floor and a doctor’s office upstairs.How a Chicago Political Hangout Went From Bustling to Boarded-Up — Even After the City Promised Help|by Mick Dumke|December 17, 2020|ProPublica
Three people were home at the time and that two of them were upstairs and able to escape, according to Montgomery County Fire officials.Townhouse fire in Gaithersburg leaves one man in critical condition|Dana Hedgpeth|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man who lived upstairs opened his door and witnessed the attack.
He was taken back to the cell upstairs, where his time in detention would span 20 days.Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS|Yusuf Sayman|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was told to address the management upstairs with that question.
I went upstairs and stared out the window for a little while.The Shocking ‘Fargo’ Finale: Creator Noah Hawley Breaks Down the Epic Bloodbath|Kevin Fallon|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The governor went upstairs and found Juan de Messa in the hall.
The Professor put down his cards without a word, and left the room, going straight upstairs.Uncanny Tales|Various
When he was gone, Isaacson returned to his sitting-room upstairs and lit a nargeeleh pipe.
Having reduced Punch to a second agony of tears Harry departed upstairs with the news that Punch was still rebellious.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
"Give us a table upstairs alone," said Nigel to the head-steward, putting something into his hand.
British Dictionary definitions for upstairs
noun (functioning as singular or plural)
- an upper floor or level
- (as modifier)an upstairs room
Idioms and Phrases with upstairs
see kick upstairs.