be up the pole

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be up the pole

To be pregnant. You two have only been married for a couple of months, I can't believe you're up the pole already!
See also: pole, up

be up the ˈpole

(old-fashioned, British English, informal)
1 be mad, crazy, etc: My neighbour’s really up the pole. I can hear him singing and shouting night after night.
2 be in trouble or difficulties: The whole industry is up the pole at the moment. Nobody knows what its future will be.
See also: pole, up