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holdup

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an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business

  • a holdup in construction due to the weather
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hold up

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1 to assign to a later time

  • held up mail delivery until we had a permanent address
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3 to create difficulty for the work or activity of

  • if lack of transportation is the only thing holding you up, I can give you a ride
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cramp oneʼs style, give a hard time

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4 to continue to operate or to meet oneʼs needs

  • the air conditioner held up this year, but itʼs not going to make it through another summer
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5 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state

  • the stormʼs hurricane-force winds did not hold up once it hit the coast
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6 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval

  • an argument that won't hold up in court
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hold water, pass muster



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