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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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treat

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I’ll pay.

Let’s go to lunch.  It’s my treat.

trooper

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someone who hangs in there when things become difficult

He’s a trooper! When he has something really hard to do, he always toughs it out.

trouble/in trouble

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something is wrong or bad and there are consequences

My mom heard me come in really late last night, so I know I’m in trouble.

true

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a fact

Is it true that our class is cancelled today?

underwhelmed

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the opposite of overwhelmed

After hearing about how great the movie was supposed to be, for me it was underwhelming!

unwind

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relax after working hard on something for a long period of time

Today was an especially long day, so now I really need to unwind.

uplift

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help make someone feel better when he or she is down

I gave my friend a funny card to uplift her spirit.

upscale

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a higher-class neighborhood where the homes are more expensive than average

They live in an upscale area of Los Angeles.

upset

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not very happy about something

I’m upset because I'm flying on an airline that charges to check my luggage.

upshot

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the ending or conclusion of something that is being talked about

So … what’s the upshot of what you’re telling us?