Lesson 178: Hold Up #2 | English Phrasal Verb Lesson | Phrasal Verbs

Lesson 178: Hold Up #2 | English Phrasal Verb Lesson

Hold Up #2 English Phrasal Verbs in stories

Here is another English phrasal verb with multiple meanings but this one is used almost daily ‘Hold Up’ means to have a delay in a certain situation. Below we have some examples you can use when this happens to you and you want to talk about this in the most natural English way!

 

Phrasal Verb: Hold Up

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Hold Up #2

Alternative Meaning:  To have a delay

Example 1:

  • The traffic held me up a bit, so I was late for my appointment.
  • The traffic delayed me a bit, so I was late for my appointment.

Example 2:

  • The senior citizen had lots of questions and was holding up the line at the bank.
  • The senior citizen had lots of questions and was delaying the line at the bank.

 

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