Meaning | Synonyms
- no hope is left for somebody
- at an end
- there is no further hope for
- the end is near for
- It is all up with now finding some good crane operator, they couldn’t have survived so long in these conditions.
“If we can’t, it’s all up with the councillor,” yelled Ronnie.
- If someone tells my wife, then it’ll be all up with Andrew.
It’s all up for me, John. Before I die, take this letter to my mother.
In its present form, the oldest records of the phrase can be found in 1789.