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18 / 10 / 2004

TO BE UP TO SOMEBODY: meaning and examples

Good morning. I hope you enjoyed your weekend! Today we are going to look at a very common spoken expression: to be up to somebody It means: to be the person who has the power to make a decision. Example 1 It's up to you to decide what kind of car to hire. After all, you're the one who's going to be driving. (= It's your decision.) Example 2 I can't tell you what to do about the client. It's not up to me. Why don't you ask the sales director? (= It's not my decision.) Although it's up to you to decide to contact me, I hope you won't hesitate if you have any questions or suggestions. Have a great day!

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