What are you up to

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Definition

What are you up to?: What are you doing?; What are you concocting?
idiom
-What are you up to this weekend? -I'm going swimming with my dad.

to be up to (the challenge): to be capable of, to be talented enough for (the challenge)
idiom
not to be up to not to be able to do something

Examples

  • "It lets me update my status via mobile phone or internet, so everyone knows what I'm up to."
  • "I wonder what my staff is up to- I miss them too!"
  • "Until we find out for sure what they're up to, we won't take any action."
  • "Kevin : Hey there, Jean, what are you up to?"
  • "I wonder what Brian Jones is up to right now."

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