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hold upphrasal verb

  • ja強奪する、強盗をする
  • ento steal by means of violence

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What was a young Bill Hader doing as a kid?
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- In my head, I sort of feel like just on the right side of mischievous. - Yeah.
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- Would I be right? - Yeah, I was the guy going, "Guys, come on. Let's not do this."
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Yeah, but you were still there.
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But I was there.
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You know, we were holding up a bank.
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And I was like, "Guys, we really shouldn't."
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Heads up.
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There's our perps looking all perpy, just perping his way down Perp Street.
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Take a picture!
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Give me one second.
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This light is really unflattering for his complexion.
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It doesn't have to be perfect.
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Tom Olson is a bad dude.
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He's held up 4 electronic stores at gunpoint.
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Nobody gonna say nothing about how Big Earl shot up that liquor store.
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No, no, no.
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It wasn't Big Earl.
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What the hell are you talking about?
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It wasn't?
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Hell no.
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Buckshot's the one that held up that liquor store.
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Buckshot.
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Now where's he going?
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I don't know, maybe he's going to the bathroom or some shit.
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Man, he's going in there to snitch on us.
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I'm not saying you have to kill someone,
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but a minor crime that gives the nice people who run the jail
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a reason to put you in treatment.
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Hey, uh, hold up a convenience store after it's closed.
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Sell cocaine to a pigeon.
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Commit bank fraud by telling everyone that you're a bank.
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HAVE A LOOK AT THIS STORY.
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WHAT DO YOU THINK THIS COULD BE?
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>> A COUPLE WENT TO A BAR AND THERE WERE THREE PEOPLE THERE.
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IT WAS HELD UP FOR MONEY OR SOMETHING THERE WAS LIKE A
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ROBBERY.

Other meanings for hold up...

hold upphrasal verb

  • ja~を遅らせる、延滞させる
  • ento cause a delay or slow someone or something down
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Come on, you're holding up the line.
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Go ahead, kids. Finish up.
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Now, thanks to your "good person" lessons, I didn’t hold up the line.
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I didn’t even try a dozen samples I didn’t want just to spite some jerk who told me I was holding up the line.
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Hugh Jackman single-handedly made 'Wolverine' into an icon
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through his soulful, sorrowful portrayal of the nigh-unkillable mutant in the X-Men franchise.
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But when the first movie entered production in 1999, Jackman had yet to enter the picture.
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Originally, the cigar-chomping role of Logan was to be played by Scottish actor Dougray Scott.
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But his participation in the superhero movie
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was held up by production delays on John Woo's 'Mission: Impossible II.'
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That might sound scary, because truthfully
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you are constantly being exposed to viruses.
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But only a very small number
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succeed at infecting a new host species.
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It's called spillover,
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and there are a series of barriers
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that a virus must navigate for that to happen.
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If it's held up by even one of these,
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it can be stopped in its tracks.
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Buffets spend a lot of time figuring out the right layout for the food.
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Those cheap, filling foods like salads, veggies, rice, and noodles are likely to come right at the start.
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So you can load up before you get to the expensive stuff like meat and fish.
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Check out the way things are served, too.
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You can grab a massive ladle-full of rice and veggies.
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But it's tongs when it comes to those inevitably small portions of meat.
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They'll take longer to get on your plate.
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And most people don't like the pressure of holding up a line.
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So they tend to move quickly through.
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The wagon train began to pick up other families as it moved further and further west, swelling
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its numbers.
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On May 12th the party left Independence Missouri in the middle of a thunderstorm, an ill omen
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for what was to come.
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Just a week later though they joined with another wagon train led by an American cavalry
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colonel, and continued pushing West until being held up by very high waters at the Big
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Blue River in Kansas.

hold upphrasal verb

  • ja持続する、持ちこたえる、維持する
  • en​to remain strong, successful, able to operate or do things effectively
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All right, gang, diet day 4.
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How's everyone holding up?
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Honestly, I'm going to last forever.
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You hear that, bitches? I'm gonna last forever.
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I'm doing great.
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This morning, the homeless guy on my stoop said my skin looked dope.
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What's going on?
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Why do you all have matching bags?
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We're doing a diet together.
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Hey, so that good-looking single brother of yours?
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Heard he was in a downward spiral with booze.
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Yeah, he's in rehab actually.
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Which place?
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The one right near Philly? I could be there in an hour.
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No, it's in New Mexico.
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Oh.
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So...how are you holding up?
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We're done, Meredith.
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Now, when you're gearing up to do a special that's going to live online forever,
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and it really is— it's you and a microphone, how do you choose what you're going to wear onstage?
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Well, you wear something that is gonna be timeless, that will hold up, that always, always will look good.
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Right, 'cause I've got a photo of the first time you were on 'Johnny Carson.'
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That's right.
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How...how did you decide...
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on this look?
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One of the reasons 'Point Break' has held up the way it has is that it's so quotable.
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And it's also one of those movies that has lines that don't really mean anything,
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but they're delivered with conviction and feel like they mean something.
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"I am an FBI agent!"
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"I know, man, ain't it wild?"
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This boat has held up pretty well.
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What the heck? I don't know.
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Aah! They're dropping rocks on your boy.
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Meryl's just so good.
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She's so good.
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It's like a master class in acting when you're working with her
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because you're trying to learn and be present at the same time.
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- She's truly next level. - Yeah.
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Well, y'all are holding up very well, 'cause all of you are brilliant actresses as well.
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But that must be so fun to have⁠—
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Yeah, I mean, all of those girls are just amazing.
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It's a car show, but it's a little bit like a travel show.
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It's like a food show, it's like all these different kinds of things rolled up together.
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We take the latest, greatest cars from whatever manufacturer
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and take them to weird places, and beat the crap out of them, and see how they hold up.
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It's pretty good fun.