Bedeutung von "hold something/someone up" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch

hold something/someone up

phrasal verb with hold us /hoʊld/ verb (past tense and past participle held)

B1 to make something or someone slow or late:

Sorry I’m late. I got held up in traffic.

(Definition von "hold something/someone up" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)