up-and-coming

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj up-and-coming working hard to promote an enterprise
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Quotations

  • Charles M. Schulz
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    “Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.”
  • Gavin Rossdale
    Gavin Rossdale
    “There's nothing worse than someone coming up to me and going Oh God, I really love your hair.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “You can make the dream come true if you wake up and work.”
  • Barry Crimmins
    Barry Crimmins
    “We have a presidential election coming up. And I think the big problem, of course, is that someone will win.”
  • J. Paul Getty
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    “The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.”
  • James Joyce
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    “He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?”

Usage

In literature:

How do we know but that a glorious chance may come up and that you can win out yet?
"The Boy Scouts of Lenox" by Frank V. Webster
Their mess cart was coming up, and got shelled half a mile from the battery position.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
I saw the old gentleman come on deck, and look round earnestly on every side, and then up at the sky.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
He fancies Darke cannot be far ahead, and trusts to overtaking, and settling the affair, before his confederates come up.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
The men who had come down to "swap" saddles and lies, got up and moved away.
"Old Ebenezer" by Opie Read
When Rosemary grows up and comes out, she will be her maid, you know, Lady Betty.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
So we stood there a little while, dressed up and just come to our new home ranch.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
We've planned that you are to come up and stay a week with us.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Laura and madame are to come up for a week, and there must be a dinner and an evening party.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
P'raps I shall have the house done up, and come and live here.
"The Bag of Diamonds" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

“The sweetest death is the red death
That comes up nakedly,
And the tree that has the foiled heart
It is the loving tree.
"The Loving Tree" by John Shaw Neilson
THE RESCUE
A ship comes foaming up the bay,
Along the pier she glides;
Before her furrow melts away,
A courier mounts and rides.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Brave soldier of the cross, well done,
You've fought a noble fight;
Come up, and claim the victor's crown,
And wear it as your right."
"In Memoriam: Rensellaer Biddle" by David John Scott
"And maybe I'll find my dear mamma;
And you'll come up, too, by-and-by,
And Birdie will watch for you, papa,
And open the gate of the sky."
"Opening The Gate For Papa" by Madge Morris Wagner
Yet lives the lesson of that day;
And from its twilight cool and gray
Comes up a low, sad whisper, "Make
The truth thine own, for truth's own sake.
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
So, when I hear these poor ones laugh,
And see the rich ones coldly frown—
Poor men, think I, need not go up
So much as rich men should come down.
"Money" by William H Davies

In news:

An old part is starting to be the up-and-coming scene.
The Lions were supposed to be the up-and- coming team in the NFC North.
"The Tour" isn't the first time Kiss and Motley Crue have gone out together, but the last time, the opener was just a hungry, up-and-coming band trying to pitch its debut album.
Wishing to see a great up and coming band that is getting lots of critical love.
What was once an up-and-coming city has been dealt another embarrassment by the mayor.
Where do up-and-coming spiritual teachers Gabrielle Bernstein, Mastin Kipp and Marie Forleo find God.
FYF Fest includes up-and-coming acts.
Mike Oyston and Scotty Billett are South Africa's up-and-coming riders.
5 Up-and coming Jewish Republicans.
Birmingham has many renowned chefs, as well as a myriad of up-and-coming culinary talent.
To keep their project affordable, Shelton and Stuth (with Augie, a friend's child) gambled on an up-and-coming neighborhood.
No…it's not some hip, up and coming band from the Northeast.
The 39 - 66 loss New Orleans experienced against an up and coming Georgia force squad along with an Orlando win puts the two teams in a tie for first place.
Other AVAs are much smaller—for instance, Red Mountain, an up- and-coming source for some of the state 's best Cabernet Sauvignons and Merlots, covers just 4,040 acres.
Keep reading for more information on this up and coming band.
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In science:

In Section 3, we discuss groups coming from random balanced presentations, both as a warm up for the 3-manifold case and to provide a point of comparison.
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
It then sets up the dictionary between preposets, and cones and fans coming from the braid arrangement.
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
Asking a random person whether they support Obama is the same as flipping a biased coin, which comes up “yes” 57% of the time and “no” 43% of the time.
Can Random Coin Flips Speed Up a Computer?
And, eventually AspectJ comes up with the support of both the programming paradigm OOP & AOP.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
An interesting point comes up: when the grains are in the “solid” phase they are usually not arranged in a regular and/or crystalline structure.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
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