u Idioms

IDIOM ►
Meaning 1
The upper side or portion of something
Sentence 1
People had a hard time climbing up the hill because the upside of the hill was very steep.
Meaning 2
the good things about something
Sentence 2
The upside about the joint venture is the talent we'll gain.
IDIOM ►
Meaning 1
to keep illegal cards or dice under the table in order to cheat at cards
Sentence 1
The dealer was dishonest. He kept extra loaded dice under the table.
Meaning 2
to hide something, usually illegally; to cheat
Sentence 2
In order to avoid taxes, they transferred the deed under the table.
IDIOM ►
Meaning 1
Wire refers to the finish line
Sentence 1
The winner finished just under the wire ahead of the second horse.
Meaning 2
just barely in time, on time
Sentence 2
I turned in my paper to English class just under the wire.
IDIOM ►
Meaning 1
Increase your bet
Sentence 1
Steve had 4 queens in a poker game so he upped the ante.
Meaning 2
take a calculated risk
Sentence 2
Lets invest in that small company Tiger Software instead of Apple, that will up the ante.