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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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