Sure you will enjoy this, am I. Noun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, one word in the English language that can be, I never knew.
Read until the end... Laugh, you will.
More meanings than any other two-letter word, this two-letter word in English has, and that word is 'up.' listed in the dictionary as an [adv], it is, [prep], [adj], [n] or [v].
Easy to understand up, it is, of the list meaning toward the sky or at the top, but when we awaken in the morning, why we wake up, hmm?
At a meeting, up, why does a topic come, hmm? Why we speak up, and why are the officers up for election and why up to the secretary to write up a report is it, hmm?
Our friends we call up, brighten up a room, polish up the silver, warm up the leftovers and clean up the kitchen. We lock up the house and fix up the old car.
At other times, real special meaning, this little word has. People stir up trouble, for tickets line up, work up an appetite, and think up excuses.
To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed up special is.
And confusing, this up is: Opened up, a drain must be because it is stopped up.
We open up a store in the morning but we close it up at night. To be pretty mixed up about up, we seem!
To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of up, look up the word up in the dictionary. In a desk-sized dictionary, it takes up almost 1/4 of the page and to about thirty definitions can add up .
If up to it, you are, you might try building up a list of the many ways up used is. Take up much your time, will it, but if you give not up, with a hundred or more you may wind up.
When to rain it threatens, clouding up, we say it is. When the sun comes out, clearing up, we say it is. When it rains, it soaks up the earth. When it rains not for awhile, things dry up. Go on and on, one could, but wrap it up, I will, for now. . . Up, my time is!
Oh. . . One more thing: The first thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night, what is, hmm?
Crack you up did that one , hmm?
Screw up, do not. To everyone you look up in your address book send this on. . . Or not. . . Up to you, it is.
Shut up, I now will!