||vomit, puke, barf, hork
||Please hand me the paper towel. Baby upchucked on my sweater.
||difficult work, rough going, tough sledding
||We've asked the government to protect children's rights, but it's an uphill battle all the way.
|upon my word
||believe me, this is the truth, honestly
||Upon my word, I don't know why they hate me so.
|upon the words offhandedly spoken
||upon words spoken casually or carelessly, offhand
||Upon the words offhandedly spoken by a lover we often rely,
only to feel the sweetness of their promise disappear.
||upper class, high class, aristocracy
||Kurt acts like upper crust because his ancestor was a German baron.
||(See the upper hand)
|upset the apple cart
||cause a major problem, stop progress
||You will upset the apple cart if you tell your folks we're moving.
||positive side, good news
||If war has an upside, it would be that it's good for the economy.
||ending statements with your voice rising slightly, inflecting the tone
of your voice upwards
||Uptalking sounds weak - like the speaker lacks confidence.
||tense, nervous, not relaxed, worried sick
||"What are you uptight about?" "I'm not sure. It could be fear of losing my job."