things are looking up


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things are looking up

Things are or appear to be improving or becoming more hopeful. Things are looking up for families across the country as the economy continues to rebound. I just found out that I got the job I wanted—things are really looking up!
See also: look, thing, up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Things are looking up.

Conditions are looking better. Since I got a salary increase, things are looking up. Things are looking up at school. I'm doing better in all my classes.
See also: look, Thing, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

things are looking up

Matters are improving; see under look up.
See also: look, thing, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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