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One image in the film also stuck in my craw: a shot of a little boy in the audience holding up his white stuffed unicorn.

He was holding up a paper as a woman approached with a child on her left hip, pushing an empty stroller with her right hand.

They decapitate those men deemed foes of their faith and celebrate the gore online, holding up the severed heads.

“I love Miley,” Coles says, holding up the cover in front of her.

There was a man holding up a sign that read “Stop Application” and “Keep R Kids Safe.”

Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.

She took his arm, which he offered her, holding up the weight of her satin train with the other hand.

"Here's a white pitcher, Jess," Violet called, holding up a perfect specimen with a tiny chip in its nose.

I dont think much of this jam pie, complained Chet, holding up a wedge that he had taken from his sisters basket.

At length Chew-chew, holding up a skin, turned to Fleetfoot and said, “Do you know what animal wore this skin?”


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hold up, such as: delay, detain, hinder, impede, interrupt, and stay.

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