Things are looking up.

This page is about the idiom Things are looking up.


You can say "things are looking up" if things are improving.

For example

  • John: "Is business getting any better?" Barry: "Well, things are looking up, but it still isn't as good as it was last year."

  • Things are looking up now that the tourist season is here.

Quick Quiz

Things are looking up for Simon so he

a. feels better about the future

b. needs to work harder in future

c. doesn't care about his future

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Contributor: Matt Errey