hold up something/someone Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "hold up something/someone" - American English Dictionary

hold up something/someone

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

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to offer something or someone as an example: Her parents always held her sister up to her as the kind of person she should be.
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