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If we say "I parked up on street A that is two street over" then does 'over' refer to:

parallel streets or like two streets up from the one you are on?

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Tara2If we say "I parked up on street A that is two streets over" then does 'over' refer to: parallel streets or like two streets up from the one you are on?

Probably parallel streets (or roughly parallel). However, the combination of "up" and "over" is slightly mismatched or unnecessary. If you want the "over" sense, just say "I parked two streets over, on street A".

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Many thanks GPY!

Tara2parked up

Some people say this but, the second word is actually superfluous.

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Tara2parked up

Some people say this but, the second word is actually superfluous.

In fact, it has occurred to me apropos of your post that there are two ways to interpret "up" here:

a) I parked /up on street A/.
b) I /parked up/ on street A.

I was assuming interpretation (a), which I understood Tara to be referring to, but I think you are thinking of (b).

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Many thanks GPY for your excellent explanations!!!