Definition of 'hold up'

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Example sentences containing 'hold-up'

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The deal had been held up for months by corruption claims and a tax dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Around Parramatta there were four break-ins, two bag-snatchings and an attempted bank hold-up during the forty-five-minute church service. Cleary, Jon MURDER SONGHe must have helped them work out the hold-up in the first place. Arthur, Robert THREE IN ONE

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Translations for 'hold up'

British English: hold up /həʊld ʌp/ VERB
If someone or something holds you up, they delay you.
Why were you holding everyone up?
  • American English: hold up
  • Arabic: يُعَطِّلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: atrasar
  • Chinese: 阻碍
  • Croatian: zadržavati
  • Czech: zdržet
  • Danish: forsinke
  • Dutch: ophouden vertragen
  • European Spanish: retrasar
  • Finnish: viivyttää
  • French: retarder
  • German: hochhalten
  • Greek: καθυστερώ
  • Italian: trattenere
  • Japanese: 持ちこたえる
  • Korean: 지연하다
  • Norwegian: rekke opp
  • Polish: podtrzymać
  • European Portuguese: atrasar
  • Romanian: a reține
  • Russian: задерживать
  • Latin American Spanish: retrasar
  • Swedish: hålla upp
  • Thai: ทำให้ชักช้า
  • Turkish: gecikmek
  • Ukrainian: затримувати
  • Vietnamese: trì hoãn


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