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    Exclamation Meaning of a sentence!

    Hello everybody,
    Would you please tell me the meaning of this sentence?
    (To go up with somebody )

    Thanks in advance,

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    Default Re: Meaning of a sentence!

    To get up with someone means to contact them, to be in communication.

    I got up with Mary after you left and told her all about you.

    To go up with someone usually means to accompany them.

    Can I go up with you to the mall?

    In these cases, the word [I]up[I] is not functioning as a preposition, but as a particle whose placement in the sentence is more or less superfluous.

    Other examples are: Meet up, and start up

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