be up to

be up to а) быть способным сделать что-л. I'm not up to such hard work inthis hot weather. Mother hasn't been up to much recently, while her leg wasbad. I'm not up to going out tonight, I have a headache. б) делать (как прави-ло, что-л. плохое) I'd better go into the children's room and see what they'reup to. That boy's been up to no good, I can tell from the look on his face. в)соответствовать (стандарту) your latest effort isn't up to much. your recentwork has not been up to your usual standard. The new film is not up to hislast one. Was the hook up to your expectations? г) зависеть от кого-л. It's upto you to keep the boy out of trouble. д) знать о чем-л. (секретном) Don'tworry, I'm up to all his little tricks.

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.


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