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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    #1

    come right up.

    Instead of "I'll come be right back", do you use "come right up"? What's the difference between the two?

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    M : Oh, Ms. Gibson. Come this way. Would you first put on this gown and wait over here for a moment? Kelly will be with you soon.

    W : OK. Can I see any hair magazines? I want to look over some hairstyles.
    M : Of course. Here you are.
    W : Thanks.
    M : Would you like something to drink?
    W : Yes, please. I’d like some orange juice with ice, please.
    M : Sure. I’ll come right up.

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    Re: come right up.

    (not a teacher)I've only heard "coming right up" (sans personal pronouns) used in situations like this. It just means that you're filling that person's order right away. I wouldn't say "I'll come right up." in lieu of "I'll be (or come) right back." They don't mean the same thing.

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    Re: come right up.

    As SlickVic says, this seems to be mistranslation and should read: "Sure. Coming right up".
    See definition #13. come up - definition of come up by Macmillan Dictionary

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