the upper lip/body
The office block's upper floors were being repainted.
I am doing the upper intermediate level and last summer I was in London [for] three months. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)
£45,000 is the upper limit for salaries in this job.
I understand that it will be more expensive than the accom[m]odation I currently have, and I am willing to stretch the upper limit of the rent I can afford to pay. (International English Language Testing System; C2; Hindi)
Government troops are gradually gaining the upper hand over the rebels.
He knew that Hooper had got the upper hand and that there was no escape. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)