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English definition of “hold up”

hold up

phrasal verb with hold     /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
to remain strong or successful : Will his alibi hold up (= continue to seem true ) in court ? I hope the repairs hold up until we can get to a garage .Continue and last
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