Mike Braking Bad In conversation of Mike and Jesse at the very start of the new Breaking Bad movie Mike sad: - Alaska. Up there you can be anything you want. Why Mike sad UP there not just THERE? Does it make any sense here? Thank you!
Oct 13, 2019 2:45 PM
Answers · 4
In this case I imagine it is because Alaska is far to the north and remote.
October 13, 2019
It is common to use "up" for north and "down" for south. I am going up to New York to see my sister for a few days, and then, I am going down to Miami to see my brother. The Oxford Learner's Dictionaries are an excellent resource for non-native speakers. up https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/american_english/up_1?q=up meaning 5 to a place in the north of a country They've moved up north. We drove up to Maine to see my father.
October 13, 2019
Still haven’t found your answers?
Write down your questions and let the native speakers help you!
Language Skills
English, Russian
Learning Language