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|present participle||holding up|
|past tense||held up|
|past participle||held up|
Sorry I’m late, but my flight was held up.
She got held up at work.
An armed robber held up the bank last week.
There were fears that her ankle might not hold up for the competition.
Prices had held up well until late 1997.
This is the American English definition of hold up. View British English definition of hold up.