I’m sitting upright.’”
All primates sit upright.
What she didn’t want was something that would force her into an upright position.
I start by placing a 12-ounce soda can in the upright position in the middle of each bed.
It does have a slight lip to protect the screen while the phone is in the upright position.
Mortise-and-tenon joints, like those made by carpenters, were fashioned to attach the upright stones to the lintels.
“As long as the heavy stuff hangs in balance below the buoyant stuff, the sub will always stay upright,” Ramsay explained.
Squatting, straining, bending over, kneeling painfully upright: every position involves obvious discomfort for the models.
The Bumbo Multi Seat, when used with its insert, helps prop children upright, and that's great if the child is ready for it.
Ellie likes to sit upright, but I like her to be more reclined when she falls asleep in the car so her head doesn't slump down.
Early upright pianos were made according to the design of upright harpsichords with the strings rising from keyboard level.
For the poached pears, place the pears upright in a saucepan (you may need to trim the bottom of the pears to help them stay upright).
Although the machine doesn't fold up, it's easy to store upright and the weight of the water stabilizes the erg in an upright position.
What the world calls a “worthy” is one who is defined as upright; but those who define him as good and upright are his clique (dang 黨).
Colin was standing upright—upright—as straight as an arrow and looking strangely tall—his head thrown back and his strange eyes flashing lightning.
If you prefer to sit upright while reading, knitting, or using a mobile device, the more tailored, firmer structure of a mid-century-modern–style sofa or one with an upright back will feel more comfortable.
Dubois named the fossils Pithecanthropus erectus, or “upright ape-man,” to indicate an intermediate phase in the evolution then believed to proceed from simian ancestors having the upright posture characteristic of modern man.
Although Confucius acknowledged that theft injures social order, he judged Upright Gong to have failed to be truly “upright” in a sense that balances the imperative to testify with special consideration for members of his kinship group:
Shark's DuoClean Cordless Upright IC160UKT (£270) is a hugely practical modular vacuum that switches easily between handheld (with hose) and a more traditional upright style, with the bulk of the 5.5kg weight near the ground making it quick to push around.
Thus, for example, in the Samyutta Nikāya (Collection of short discourses 4.298, 4.299), from the Buddhist Tri-piṭaka, one finds someone known as Nigaṇṭha Nātaputta saying: “See how upright, honest and sincere Citta, the householder, is”; and, a little later, he also says: “See how Citta, the householder, is not upright, honest or sincere.”
- in a vertical position; not sloping
Example: an upright post
- upright in position or posture
- a vertical structural member as a post or stake
Example: the ball sailed between the uprights
- a piano with a vertical sounding board
- of moral excellence
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Thus for example in the Samyutta Nikāya Collection of short discourses 4298 4299 from the Buddhist Tri-piṭaka one finds someone known as Nigaṇṭha Nātaputta saying See how upright honest and sincere Citta the householder is and a little later he also says See how Citta the householder is not upright honest or sincere