Idioms beginning with U

under a cloud
under a cloud Meaning: under suspicion, in trouble, or out of favor. Example: The luxury transport industry is under a cloud at the moment after newspapers revealed that ... Read on
under the auspices
under the auspices Meaning: with the backing, support, patronage of Example: Financial aid is being provided to the country under the auspices of the World Bank
up in arms
up in arms Meaning: angry, rebellious. Example: The employees were up in arms over the management’s plan to discontinue five-day week policy.
up the ante
up the ante Meaning increase the demands or risks to obtain better results increase the stakes or price of something increase the cost or considerations required to reach ... Read on
up in the air
up in the air Meaning unresolved, undecided undecided about something uncertain or unresolved, often because other matters have to be decided first not yet settled or finalized unsure, ... Read on

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frighten or scare to death
frighten or scare to death Meaning: make somebody feel very frightened. Example: A shadow appeared in the doorway and scared me to death.

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