feel up to something


feel up to something
feel up to something
to feel well enough or prepared enough to do something. (Often in the negative.) •

I don't feel up to jogging today.

Aunt Mary didn't feel up to making the visit.

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{v. phr.}, {informal} To feel adequately knowledgeable, strong, or equipped to handle a given task. * /Do you feel up to jogging a mile a day with me?/ Contrast: BE UP TO SOMETHING.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • feel up to something — {v. phr.}, {informal} To feel adequately knowledgeable, strong, or equipped to handle a given task. * /Do you feel up to jogging a mile a day with me?/ Contrast: BE UP TO SOMETHING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • feel up to something — ˌfeel ˈup to sth derived to have the strength and energy to do or deal with sth • Do we have to go to the party? I really don t feel up to it. • feel up to something doing sth After the accident she didn t feel up to driving. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel bad (about something) — phrase to feel guilty or unhappy about something Tim felt bad about leaving without saying goodbye. Thesaurus: to be, or to become ashamed or embarrassedsynonym Main entry: bad …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel like doing something — want to do something, desire to perform some action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feel something in your bones — feel/know/something in your bones phrase to feel certain about something, although you cannot explain or prove it Something was wrong – she could feel it in her bones. Thesaurus: to be certainsynonym Main entry: bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel like something — feel like (doing) something be inclined to have or do I feel like celebrating …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel it in one's bones — feel strongly about something; sense that something is going to happen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feel — feel1 [ fil ] (past tense and past participle felt [ felt ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 have emotion/feeling ▸ 2 think particular way ▸ 3 touch to learn something ▸ 4 notice something (touching) ▸ 5 be affected by something ▸ 6 give someone a feeling ▸ 7 try… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feel — feel1 W1S1 [fi:l] v past tense and past participle felt [felt] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(feeling/emotion)¦ 2¦(notice)¦ 3¦(feel smooth/dry etc)¦ 4¦(feel good/strange/exciting etc)¦ 5¦(have an opinion)¦ 6 feel like (doing) something 7¦(touch)¦ 8 feel around/on/in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feel — I UK [fiːl] / US [fɪl] verb Word forms feel : present tense I/you/we/they feel he/she/it feels present participle feeling past tense felt UK [felt] / US past participle felt *** 1) a) [linking verb] to be in a particular state as a result of an… …   English dictionary


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