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Idioms for 'Up To'

add up to To have a particular effect.
all it's cracked up to be As good as claims or reputation would suggest.
belly-up to the bar Friendly invitation to individual to 'join the group for libation and conversation
chalk up to To attribute or account for something.
drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators (idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.
face up to To confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable.
feel up to To be confident in being able to do something.
feel up to To have an inclination to do something.
forget, when up to one's neck in alligators, that the mission is to drain the swamp To lose sight of one's initial objective, becoming caught up in subtasks or in tasks only tangentially/orthogonally related to the initial objective.
have had it up to here To have become very frustrated or angry; to have reached the limit of one's patience or forbearance.
kiss up to To pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.
look up to To show respect or admiration for.
make it up to to pay back, to return someone a previous good deed.
muscle-up to the job Step right UP to the tasks at Hand!
not all it's cracked up to be Not as good as claimed; falling short of expectations.
step up to the plate To initiate action; to assume a responsibility.
up to Able; willing.
up to Against; next to; near; towards.
up to As much as; no more than.
up to Considering all members of an equivalence class the same.
up to Doing; involved in.
up to The option or decision of.
up to eleven Beyond the maximum possible threshold.
up to here Overwhelmed, busy, buried or swamped.
up to no good Misbehaving, being mischievous.
up to par At the usual or expected level.
up to scratch Sufficient; adequate; of acceptable or satisfactory quality.
up to snuff Adequate; of acceptable or quality; satisfying an appropriate standard.
up to snuff Mentally alert, shrewd, savvy.
up to something Doing something mischievous or scheming.
up to speed Fully informed; current.
up to the task someone who capable to doing a job
when you're up to your neck in alligators, it's easy to forget that the initial objective was to drain the swamp Only because it seems so urgent.