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Synonyms for hold up

hold up something as an example

cause to be slowed down or delayed

rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

resist or confront with resistance

resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.

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The black seamed hold ups are perfect for carrying a concealed weapon - there is a diamante studded gun motif on a the plain satin band.
There is no doubt all councils would wish to see this happen to reduce traffic density and eliminate long hold ups, but I doubt short hold ups will ever disappear no matter how good a public transport system is and even if finance was not a problem.
Highways chiefs say there could be slight hold ups on the Gateshead Western Bypass, between the Kingsway and Coalhouse Interchanges, where a noise barrier is being installed.
In five shades, they're pounds 3.95 for tights and pounds 5 for hold ups. For cocktails try the silver grey sheers from the Elegance range (also HofF), pounds 4 for tights and pounds 6 for hold ups and stockings.
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