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English definition of “hold sth/sb up”

hold sth/sb up

phrasal verb with hold     /həʊld/ 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.Delaying and wasting time
(Definition of hold sth/sb up from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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