Examples of holdup in a Sentence
There have been a series of holdups at local banks.
a holdup in construction due to the weather
Recent Examples of holdup from the Web
What is happening in Italy is a coup d’état, a holdup of the Italian people by illegitimate institutions.
Few details were available about the most recent holdup.
Anyone with information about the holdup is asked to call the Bristol Police Department at 860-584-3011.
Lester was killed by machine-gun fire during a holdup at the Motor Coach Co.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a holdup at a Subway sandwich restaurant on Veterans Memorial Boulevard Thursday night (May 24), the third Metairie business to be robbed in three straight days.
Suspicious condition, Lorain Road: On May 6, officers responded to a holdup alarm at a local restaurant.
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Four suspects are in custody after a holdup Wednesday at a Heflin Bank.
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Definition of hold up
- his work was held up to ridicule
- hold this up as perfection
- —The Times Literary Supplement (London)
- she's holding up under the strain
- music that holds up twenty years later
Examples of hold up in a Sentence
held up mail delivery until we had a permanent address
traffic was held up for miles by the accident
Recent Examples of hold up from the Web
But how has new mom Khloé been holding up in the fallout?
In the past, extremely promising drugs were often held up in what was then a more protracted process.
To check that this result held up, Sebat’s team then tested a second, larger sample of 1771 families.
The boat tours can hold up to 12 people, and there are three different embarkment points in Kyoto: Shimpiya Station, Mitsuji Station, or Keage Station, near the Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji temple.
Sure, the game's 2006 graphics hold up fine, but are nothing to write home about by today's standards.
After Gunners interest in the player surfaced earlier this month, talks were briefly held up as the clubs attempted to negotiate a price that works for both parties.
Tatum held up his end on Sunday night, scoring 24 points, but Brown and Rozier were simply awful.
Buehler held up at third base, but scored on a single by Enrique Hernandez.
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hold up Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
HOLDUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of holdup for English Language Learners
: a usually brief delay
: a robbery that is done using a gun
HOLDUP Defined for Kids
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