Translation of "hold something/someone up" - English-Arabic dictionary

hold something/someone up

phrasal verb with hold uk /həʊld/ verb (past tense and past participle held)

B1 to make something or someone slow or late

يؤَخِّر شَيئاً ما / شَخصاً ما
Sorry I’m late – I got held up in traffic.

(Translation of “hold something/someone up” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)