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Phrasal Verb - 'Hold Up'

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Here we take a look at the phrasal verb hold up. Like most phrasal verbs it has more than one meaning. Here's how we can use hold up:

to hold up- to hold something / someone up in the air.

'When we landed in the airport our driver was waiting for us; he was holding up a sign with our names on it.'

to hold up - to stop / delay someone for a moment.

'You can go if you want to - don't let me hold you up."


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