Idiom: 'On the up and up'

What does 'On the up and up' mean?

Meaning: If you are on the up and up, you are making very good progress in life and doing well.


To say that something or someone is on the up and up means that the thing or person is legitimate, honest, respectable.

  • Category: General
  • Contributed By: probus

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