land up (some place)(redirected from land up somewhere)
land up (some place)
To arrive at, come to, or end up in a particular location, especially unexpectedly. Typically followed by "in." In this usage, a name or pronoun can be used after "land" when talking about performing the action on someone else. We somehow landed up at Mary's house last night around 3 AM. The bag was put on the wrong flight and landed up in Detroit. I took a wrong turn and landed up miles away from the campsite.
land up somehow or somewhere
to finish somehow or somewhere; to come to be in a certain state or place at the end. We set out for Denver but landed up in Salt Lake City. He's so extravagant that he landed up in debt.
To arrive somewhere, especially when not anticipated: We got lost and landed up miles from home. An accident shut down the freeway, and I landed up downtown.