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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