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
The security guard, David Motes, helped plan a holdup outside a Family Express on U.S. 421 in Michigan City.
The holdup: assessing whether the 60-foot-long buses can use the ramp safely.
The holdup happened Wednesday in the 10100 block of Chantilly Parkway, said Tony Garrett, executive director of Central Area Crime Stoppers.
The holdup happened at Sam’s Food Stores, 1149 New Britain Ave.
Kushner’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, said he had not been informed of any reason for the holdup in Kushner’s permanent top-secret clearance.
One picture from Newington shows the thief with a fistful of cash during the holdup, which happened at about 9:45 p.m. at the Sunoco station, 3191 Berlin Turnpike.
If another holdup is imminent, the pilot can walk back through the plane and give that high-value, potentially aggrieved traveler some special attention.
If businesses take in enough cash to justify pickups by armored car services, that's another cost, and given that restaurants can be a target for holdups, not one that can be eliminated.
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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
How will her deadpan sarcasm hold up among the Hawaiian shirt set?
Our game plan starts with making a few simple, adaptable, and delicious recipes that will hold up in the fridge.
Ever since it was announced, the biggest question surrounding Nintendo Labo is about durability: just how long will a bunch of cardboard accessories hold up, anyway?
The biggest concern may be how their knee ligaments and cartilage are holding up.
So far, Justice Department officials have declined to comment — raising real questions about whether the Trump-Gardner deal will hold up in reality.
So who will hold up that red shirt at AT&T Stadium when his name is called by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell? Here's a sampling from draft analysts across the nation.
The arena was also packed with fans who held up posters of bunny ears and the number 22, which symbolize a popular Ariana motif and the number of people who died in the Manchester bombing, respectively.
There’s no hydrator quite like hyaluronic acid, which holds up to 1,000 times its weight in water.
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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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