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
Anyone with information about the man or the holdups is asked to call police at 860-584-3011.
The holdups have not entirely prevented the committee’s investigators from proceeding with their work.
Both men are being held in Milwaukee County Jail and are charged with a number of felonies, including counts of armed robbery, for holdups between Nov. 17 and Nov. 26 in Mequon, Greenfield and Milwaukee.
Sheriff's Office detectives obtained surveillance video of the holdup.
The holdup happened in the early afternoon at CashMax on Springville Road, according to Birmingham police.
Bail was denied Saturday for Alfred L. Williams, who was charged with armed robbery in the Tuesday holdup in the 100 block of East 147th Street in the south suburb.
The biggest holdup is over how much money should be spent on rebuilding in the Lone Star state, according to lawmakers briefed on the talks.
David Shulkin, Veterans Affairs secretary, said the holdup has to do with questions about how well Cerner’s electronic records system will work with other systems, according to Politico.
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First Known Use of holdup
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
The recruiting battle did not end Wednesday, but Louisville’s efforts held up well.
Tenable or not, Young’s averages through nine games (small sample size!) actually hold up rather well with Curry’s junior year at Davidson.
Brown played Sunday against the Seahawks and held up well despite the obvious rust accumulated during the longest contract holdout in Texans franchise history.
Maybe the biggest surprise was that Rose's vocals held up well.
The potatoes held up well in the mayonnaiseless dressing.
In my experience, macOS High Sierra has held up well, and generally delivers a better experience than last year's macOS Sierra.
Here are six to keep in mind on your way to the orchard: Jonagold Tart with a honeyed sweetness, Jonagolds hold up exceptionally well in the oven.
Pears like D’Anjou or Bartlett hold up well to heat, making them a good selection.
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First Known Use of hold up
hold up Synonyms
Synonymsdefer, delay, hold off (on), hold over, postpone, lay over, put off, put over, remit, shelve
Antonymsaid, assist, facilitate, help
Related Wordssuspend; hesitate, pause, stay; detain, retard, slow; extend, lengthen, prolong, protract, stretch (out); wait
Near Antonymsact, deal (with), decide (upon), do, work (on)
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