upstairs at the Hayward, Words without Thoughts, is almost a concrete poem.
He convinced his parents to let him move into the upstairs loft above the garage, with his own private entrance.
At Highclere, séances were held in one of the upstairs guest bedrooms.
Because there are definitely times that I want to curl up with upstairs, Downstairs and disappear.
I was almost breathless at my laptop, upstairs in the bedroom of the carriage house while Eliza worked on her novel a floor below.
Everybody who knew what had been going on upstairs was there.
But when she learned that K. was upstairs, oddly enough, she did not go up at once.
upstairs every one had gone to bed, and they had not even left us a light.
They are upstairs in such a funny place that I must go myself.
Come, give that child to me, and you go on upstairs and get washed up.
1590s (adj.), from up + stairs (see stair). The noun is first attested 1872. Meaning "characteristic of upstairs life" (in private rooms of a household, as opposed to servants' quarters) is recorded from 1942.
He [Halifax] had said he had known many kicked down stairs, but he never knew any kicked up stairs before. [Gilbert Burnet, supplement to "History of My own Time," from his original memoirs, c.1697]
The North, esp with respect to its racism (1970s+ Black)