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Present participle for to impede the work or progress of
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“Management would squabble over available finances which would hold up our progress on the project.”
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Present participle for to rob
“He decided to hold up a bank out of desperation.”
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Present participle for to have the ability to endure
“The old castle would hold up well throughout the centuries.”
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Present participle for to provide support to
“We would build an additional pillar to hold up the old roof of the house.”
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Present participle for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
“Just hold up on work until we confirm our strategy moving forward.”
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Present participle for to be able to stand up to scrutiny
“Their views still seem to hold up extremely well.”
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Present participle for to stop, or cause to stop, making progress
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“The unfortunate accident would hold up traffic.”
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Present participle for to remain in existence or active
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“The bad weather would hold up for days.”
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Present participle for completely disrupt
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Present participle for to be sensible, coherent, reasonable
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Present participle for support or strengthen
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Present participle for steal
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Present participle for to physically raise
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Present participle for give up; let go
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Present participle for to obtain money or favors by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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Present participle for to extend or make longer
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Present participle for to maintain, prolong, or keep something going
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Present participle for to attack and rob (someone) in a public place
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Present participle for to advise as the best course or choice
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(of an action or remark) Present participle for to be accepted without scrutiny
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Present participle for to substantiate or prove the truth of something
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Present participle for to ambush
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Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
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The action or process of reinforcing or strengthening
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The ability to withstand prolonged hardship
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Adjective
Based on reason or good judgment
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