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Usually refers to God (or Jesus) without actually naming Him. (The Man upstairs.)
In general, alludes to the boss, the man in charge, upper level supervision, a member of management, or the executive decider.
"SOMEONE UPSTAIRS must like me 'cause I pulled through that rut like a miracle."
"Better cover your ass, boi. SOMEONE UPSTAIRS is gunnin' for you."
"I'm sorry, ma'am but that decision is for somebody above my pay grade. I'll have to refer this matter to SOMEONE UPSTAIRS."
by Chengo Bolemongo October 06, 2006
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