Bedeutung von "prop sth up" - als Fremdsprache

prop sth up

phrasal verb with prop uk us /prɒp/ verb (present participle propping, past tense and past participle propped)

to lift and give support to something by putting something under it:

We had to prop up the bed with some bricks.

to help something to continue:

For years the industry was propped up by the government.

(Definition von "prop sth up" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)