آموزش آمار آموزش تجزیه و تحلیل آماری آموزش زبان انگلیسی phrasal verbs افعال مرکب، فعل چند قسمتی .
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hold up


1. hold... up p.v. When a wall, column, or other structure supports the weight of something above it, such as a ceiling, it holds it up.
The workers were killed when they removed a column holding the roof up.
The house was held up by jacks the foundation was repaired.

2. hold... up p.v. When you prevent something from happening or cause it to happen late, you hold it up. When things or people delay you, they hold you up.
The band hasn't arrived yet, and they're holding up the whole wedding.
I'm sorry I'm late. I was held up by traffic.

holdup n. Something that prevents something else from happening or causes it to happen late is a holdup.
Why haven't you finished this work yet? What's the holdup?

3. hold... up p.v. When you use a gun or other weapon to rob a person, bank, or store, you hold it up. Stick up is the same as hold up.
The jewelry store owner was held up by three men wearing ski masks.
Some idiot tried to hold the bank up with a squirt gun.

holdup n. When someone uses a gun or other weapon to rob a person, bank, or store, it is a holdup. A stickup is the same as a holdup.
The robber fired his gun in the air and yelled, "This is a holdup."
There was a holdup at First National Bank this morning.

4. hold up p.v. When an object remains in good condition after heavy use, it holds up.
These cheap shoes won't hold up more than six weeks.
Some Roman aqueducts have held up for 2,000 years.

5. hold up p.v. When a plan, idea, or agreement is still believed in or respected after a period of time, it has held up.
Einstein's theories have held up despite occasional challenges.
The ceasefire is holding up longer than anyone expected.


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