|up shit creek [B]
||in a bad situation, in a fix
||If we lose our matches, we're up shit creek. We need a campfire.
|up the ante
||increase the payment, increase the deposit
||If they up the ante to $50, I won't enter the hockey pool this year.
|up the creek
||in a predicament, in difficulty, in a jam
||Without insurance, you could be up the creek if there's a fire.
|up the stump [B]
||pregnant, a bun in the oven
||She didn't use a contraceptive, so she's up the stump again.
|up the wahoozey
||a lot, more than needed, coming out of our ears
||The Burnsides are so rich they have money up the wahoozey!
||What are you up to? Are you planning another fishing trip?
|up to date
||The radio reports events as they happen. The news is up to date.
|up to it
||have enough energy to do it, up for it
||"Would you like to play another game of badminton?" "No, I don't think I'm up to it."
|up to my ears
||have too many, coming out of our ears
||You're selling books? I'm up to my ears in books!
|up to no good
||doing bad things, causing problems
||Tom's up to no good these days - stealing drugs and selling them.