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2 Translation results for to hold up in Spanish

noun | verb

holdup noun

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holdups
atraco; retraso, demora

Example sentences of
holdup noun

  • There have been a series of holdups at local banks.
  • a holdup in construction due to the weather

Synonyms of
holdup noun

hold up verb

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held up, has held up, is holding up, holds up
robarle (a alguien), atracar, asaltar; retrasar

Example sentences of
hold up verb

  • We held up mail delivery until we had a permanent address.
  • A major accident held traffic up for hours.
  • Traffic was held up for miles by the accident.

Synonyms of
hold up verb

Reverse translation for to hold up

atraco  - holdup, robbery 
retraso  - delay, lateness 
demora  - delay 
robarle  (a alguien)
atracar  - to dock, to land, to hold up, to rob, to mug 
asaltar  - to assault, to mug, to rob 
retrasar  - to delay, to hold up, to put off, to postpone 
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