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    Hello its Kapil.recently i joined this website and i liked the way of teaching. i am in trouble with sentences up and out. i don't know where to use up and where to use out.always i get confuse with these. because i dont the exact meaning of these.so pls can you make me understand the exact meaning of these two words.thanks

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    Hello,

    You generally go Up to (i.e. approach) a person or object, go Up stairs (or down of course), Up in a lift etc.

    You would use 'out' when someone/something moves from inside a building to outside the building. e.g. 'He went out of the house to see what all the noise was about'

    Is this the sort of help you're looking for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard1 View Post
    Hello,

    You generally go Up to (i.e. approach) a person or object, go Up stairs (or down of course), Up in a lift etc.

    You would use 'out' when someone/something moves from inside a building to outside the building. e.g. 'He went out of the house to see what all the noise was about'

    Is this the sort of help you're looking for?

    Rgds
    i understand these sentences but there are some another sentences which we use with up and out. for ex.

    1) Fill it out
    or
    fill it up
    i don't know the difference of these sentences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kapil47 View Post
    i understand these sentences but there are some another sentences which we use with up and out. for ex.

    1) Fill it out
    or
    fill it up
    i don't know the difference of these sentences.
    If you have a form, and you need to complete it, you fill it out.
    If you have a container, and you add things to it until it is full, you have filled it up.

    There are other uses of "fill out" but "fill up" will usually refer to a physical container.
    You fill up this sack with flour. You fill up your gas tank.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    If you have a form, and you need to complete it, you fill it out.
    If you have a container, and you add things to it until it is full, you have filled it up.

    There are other uses of "fill out" but "fill up" will usually refer to a physical container.
    You fill up this sack with flour. You fill up your gas tank.
    thanks a lot Richard , you are helping me a lot.can you help me with some more sentences pls related with up and out.
    for ex . 1) They got up the list of 200 people , i boiled up some water for a cup of tea.
    2) we can work some thing out , pass these out.

    we can speak these sentences without up and out. but these sentences make difference when we put up and out with these.

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    Hi,

    1. I'm not sure what idea you are trying to convey. Are you trying to say someone compiled a list of 200 people? In which case neither 'up' nor 'out' are relevant. You'd simply say, 'They created a list....'

    'I boiled some water for a cup of tea'. Up is not needed.

    If you're trying to say someone whose name was already in a list of 200 names, moved further up the list then, 'They moved up the list of 200 people'.

    2. We can work something out. 'Pass these out' is OK

    Regards

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