I am up to see you

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At the end of a conversation a man says: "I am up to see you", what does he want to say?

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At the end of a conversation a man says: "I am up to see you", what does he want to say?

Thanks a lot.

H

He is on the roof so that he can see his interlocutor. :-D:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
 

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Are you serious?

What do you suspect? :) It is a possible, although not the default, interpretation of the OPs sentence.
 

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At the end of a conversation a man says: "I am up to see you", what does he want to say?

Thanks a lot.

H

This doesn't make sense at the end of a conversation.

I'm up for a visit = I'm visiting in this place so I can visit with [someone]. You might hear this as "Yeah, I'm up to see my mom, help her with a few things around the house, etc."

There is also "I'm up for a visit" meaning "I feel well enough to have a visitor." [Perhaps the person has been home sick in bed for a while.]


It doesn't make sense to me to say "I am up to see you" at the end of a conversation.
 

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This doesn't make sense at the end of a conversation.

I'm up for a visit = I'm visiting in this place so I can visit with [someone]. You might hear this as "Yeah, I'm up to see my mom, help her with a few things around the house, etc."

There is also "I'm up for a visit" meaning "I feel well enough to have a visitor." [Perhaps the person has been home sick in bed for a while.]


It doesn't make sense to me to say "I am up to see you" at the end of a conversation.

I heard the person said that sentence twice, one time to another person and one time to myself. I coundn't figure out what he wanted to say. Maybe he meant to say that he wanted to see us again?

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Perhaps he was inviting you to visit him. Had he been ill or something like that? Or really busy? And now he's saying "This is a good time to come visit me." Maybe.
 

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Perhaps he was inviting you to visit him. Had he been ill or something like that? Or really busy? And now he's saying "This is a good time to come visit me." Maybe.

No, he hadn't. He was a guess of our department so we had had several discussions about our businesses. This was the first time I met him thus maybe it wasn't an invitation for a visit.
 

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Then he must simply mean that he has traveled (He is up) to visit you in person.
 

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Then he must simply mean that he has traveled (He is up) to visit you in person.

What does "to visit someone in person" mean? Thank you.
 

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When someone talks to you in person, he or she is standing in front of you. (Or sitting, but their body is physically present.)

Let's talk on the phone. Let's chat via Skype. Let's talk in person. In the last one, I am with you in the same room.
 
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