Amanda & Daisy: A Friend in Need?
Episode 6: What's Going On?
Amanda: No, it's not that at all ... I just don't feel up to going to the party.
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Feel up to
Meaning: If you feel up to doing something, it means that you want to do something, or feel enthusiastic or excited about doing it. It is often used with the negative don't, meaning that you don't want to do the activity, or you don't feel well enough to do it.
Grammar: This verb needs an object (often verb?ing). It cannot be separated from its particles.
He didn't feel up to meeting his new colleagues
He didn't feel up to the meeting
He didn't feel up to it
He didn't feel meeting his new classmates up to
He didn't feel up meeting his new classmates to
He didn't feel meeting them up to
He didn't feel up meeting them to
Example sentence: If we all feel up to it, we could go hiking next weekend.
Synonyms: feel like, want to, would like to, fancy, be inclined to (formal).