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Engelsk verb: hold up

1. hold up (om relasjon) be the physical support of; carry the weight of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beam holds up the roof.
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
What's holding that mirror?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, support, sustain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblock, brace, bracket, buoy, buoy up, carry, chock, pole, prop, prop up, scaffold, shore, shore up, truss, underpin

2. hold up (om oppfatninger) hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisplay, exhibit, expose

3. hold up (om endring) cause to be slowed down or delayed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTraffic was delayed by the bad weather.
She delayed the work that she didn't want to perform.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)delay, detain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdecelerate, retard, slow, slow down, slow up


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbuy time, catch, stall, stonewall


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)hurry, rush

4. hold up (om forhold) rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)stick up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrob


Mere spesifikke uttrykkmug


Kan forårsakeassail, assault, attack, set on


Overordnet kategoricrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

5. hold up (om tilstand) continue to live through hardship or adversity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe went without water and food for 3 days.
These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America.
The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents.
How long can a person last without food and water?.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe business is going to hold up


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)endure, go, hold out, last, live, live on, survive


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhold up, hold water, live out, perennate, stand up


Kan forårsakebe, live


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningbe, exist, live, live, subsist, survive

6. hold up (om tilstand) resist or confront with resistance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe politician defied public opinion.
The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear.
The bridge held.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)defy, hold, withstand


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhold out, resist, stand firm, withstand


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbrave, brave out, endure, weather

7. hold up (om tilstand) resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer shoes won't hold up.
This theory won't hold water.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)hold water, stand up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkendure, go, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive









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