upsy-daisy


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upsy-daisy

(ˈʌpsɪˈdeɪzɪ) or

upsadaisy

interj
an expression, usually of reassurance, uttered as when someone, esp a child, stumbles or is being lifted up
[C18 up-a-daisy, irregularly formed from up (adv)]
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From there, pages are shorter and more singsong, each with a line with "upsy-daisy" in it.
A KIT OF A SHOCKER Whatever bright spark thought it was a great idea to dress the Hearts team like Upsy-Daisy from BBC children's programme In The Night Garden needs his head looked at.
Not to worry, however-when Sophie finally gets to meet the Queen of England (yes, she does!), the proceedings take a lovely and lilting turn for the better, and it's fun and frolic all the way to the film's upsy-daisy denouement!