Phrasal Verb: Hold up

Phrasal Verb: Hold up


Meaning: Delay when travelling

Example: I was HELD UP by the terrible traffic and arrived half an hour late for my appointment.

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Phrasal Verb: Hold up


Meaning: Rob with violence or threats thereof

Example: Two armed men HELD UP the bank in High Street this morning and got away with 75,000.

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