Hold up in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Hold up

to remain strong or stable

Examples of Hold up in a sentence

No matter how large or grand you make your sand castle, the chance that it will hold up against a wave from the ocean is very slim.  🔊

The Great Wall of China continues to hold up against both time and the elements, despite how long it has been forced to endure them.  🔊

A building constructed on a weak foundation will not hold up against the powerful forces of an earthquake or hurricane.  🔊

If you want to be able to hold up against a strong fighter in the ring, you’ll need to learn the value of avoiding blows rather than surviving them.  🔊

Older cars were far more likely to hold up in a wreck than new ones are today, as older cars were usually solid steel.  🔊

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