English Preposition Up To
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Grammar Prepositions- Lesson Sixty Five

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Up To preposition in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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up to

up to: as much as; almost

1. An elephant can eat up to 400 pounds of food in one day!

2. There are some Americans who spend up to eight hours a day watching television.

3. He spends up to two or three hours on the phone every day at work.

4. A sudden thunderstorm flooded the streets. The water was up to the top of his tires.


up to: as high as

5. I’m up to Lesson Eight in the Grammar Level 1.
6. She worked her way up to a management position very quickly.
7. Most of the big decisions in the company are left up to him.


up to: this idiom is used for activity:


A: What’s Tom up to these days?

B: Not much. He lost his job, so he spends a lot of time rollerblading now.


What are you up to?

What are you doing?


9. He walked up to a police officer and asked for help in finding his mother.

walk up to / go up to: to address a person; say something


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