be up the pole(redirected from been up the pole)
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!
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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.
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