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two-up

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(Gambling, except Cards) chiefly Austral a gambling game in which two coins are tossed or spun. Bets are made on both coins landing with the same face uppermost

two-up

A formation with two elements disposed abreast; the remaining element(s) in rear.
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Leamington two-up 25 at Harbury: Gavin Fowler & Mark Thomas 1-0.
Both were tired of all the other programs out there with empty promises; products without substance; owners who hide behind their Web sites without phone numbers, access, proper support, training and rewarding; limited compensation plans; losing your top earners due to the tired and old one-up and two-up programs; and stagnant programs that don't continue to evolve.
Yet away from the two-ups, two-downs, the middle class Victorians enjoyed life on a far grander scale.
She says: ``He was a Protestant and, in Liverpool, even in two-ups, two downs, most Protestants were Conservative and most Catholics Labour, just as Everton was the Catholic team and Liverpool the Proddy-dog one.
Ringo drifted in later and Allan took me down to his house at Admiral Grove where we stood silently in the drizzle looking up at a terrace of tiny two-ups and two-downs with the house in question painted white with billowing lace curtains.