Holding-up sentence example

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  • How are you holding up?

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  • Cynthia poked her head in later, wondering what was holding up Fred.

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  • Gabriel asked, holding up the paper.

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  • Gabe asked, holding up the compass.

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  • He reached for her and she stumbled back, holding up her hand to ward him off.

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  • You're holding up well.

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  • She dropped the hair she'd been holding up and wrapped the towel around her tightly.

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  • The quick wrap is easier, he instructed, holding up each of the products as he spoke.

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  • He and his team are looking for this little girl, Charlie said, holding up his micro.

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  • Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.

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  • Mrs. Reynolds joined them, holding up a large plastic container.

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  • Let's go down to your old house and see how it's holding up.

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  • The gateway between worlds is barely holding up.

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  • How is Alondra holding up?

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  • And, he went on, holding up a hand when she started to protest.

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  • To his translation (1530) of a Latin Chronicle and Description of Turkey, by a Transylvanian captive, which had been prefaced by Luther, he added an appendix holding up the Turks as in many respects an example to Christians, and presenting in lieu of the restrictions of Lutheran, Zwinglian and Anabaptist sects, the vision of an invisible spiritual church, universal in its scope.

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  • In the erect position of the leaf the lower side has its cells extremely turgid, and the pulvinus thus forms a cushion, holding up the petiole.

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  • The ores, having been broken and ground, generally in tube mills, until they pass a 150 to 200-mesh sieve, are transferred to the leaching vats, which are constructed of wood, iron or masonry; steel vats, coated inside and out with pitch, of circular section and holding up to woo tons, have come into use.

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  • Rough weirs, formed of stakes and twigs, were erected across English rivers in Saxon times for holding up the water and catching fish, and fish-traps, with iron-wire meshes and eel baskets, are still used sometimes at weirs.

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  • He had with difficulty been prevented from holding up the lord privy seal by name as an example of the meaning of the word "renegade."

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  • In the second specimen there is no large disk, and the figure is holding up what is apparently a rhyton or drinking-horn.

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  • The positions of springs are determined by permeable depressions in the surface of the ground below the general level of saturation, and frequently also by the holding up of that level locally by comparatively impermeable strata, sometimes combined with a fault or a synclinal fold of the strata, forming the more permeable portion into an underground basin or channel lying within comparatively impermeable boundaries.

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  • On the 28th of April 1796, when the Republicans, hostile to the Jay Treaty, were on the point of holding up the appropriation necessary for its execution, Ames, who had just arisen from a sick-bed, made what has been considered the greatest speech of his life; before the delivery of his speech his opponents had claimed a majority of six, but the appropriation was finally passed, in the committee of the whole, by the casting vote of the chairman.

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  • D said, holding up his hands.

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  • Now more than ever, she had to leave, before Kris and Rhyn discovered her secret and brought down what fragile supports were holding up her world.

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  • I came to help, at your half-breed.s request, Jared said, holding up his hands.

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  • Randy was holding up well and it looked as if he would nail down at least a partial scholarship shortly, perhaps to Lehigh or Bucknell, as both were interested.

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  • I felt as if all the panic attacks were holding up my progress.

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  • The 3,300 iron columns holding up the Crystal Palace were hollow to take away rainwater from the roof without using drainpipes.

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  • The cd impasse on the fissban is holding up disarmament and bringing embarrassment to multilateral arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament.

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  • Matthew holding up a decorated pot sherd, his first artifact find on the wreck.

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  • Local roads which are at full capacity at peak times will have long tailbacks where the route crosses them, holding up traffic.

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  • Their duties became merged in the ordinary work of the bishops and counts, and under the emperor Charles the Bald they took control of associations 1 The history of the practice of elevating the host seems to have arisen out of the custom of holding up the oblations, as mentioned in the Ordo Romanus (see above).

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  • Finally she got up from the table and went through the motion of picking seaweed and shells, and splashing in the water, holding up her skirts higher than was proper under the circumstances.

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  • The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.

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  • What was it? exclaimed Natasha, holding up the looking glass.

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  • Natasha and Sonya, holding up their dresses, jumped out quickly.

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  • Awkwardly holding up his sword, he addressed Chernyshev and asked in German where the Emperor was.

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  • Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.

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  • Where?... he shouted to three infantrymen without muskets who, holding up the skirts of their overcoats, were slipping past him into the Bazaar passage.

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  • Dogg soon became the poster child for gangsta rap, with critics holding up his lyrics as evidence of the violent, misogynistic nature of the industry.

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  • Apparently, it was Pink who did the asking by holding up a board reading "Will you marry me?" while Hart was in the midst of the race.

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  • They're not concerned about staying clean or how their clothes are holding up.

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  • Many of these choices straddle the line between utilitarian and ornamental, because they look great while also doing a great job holding up your plants.

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  • Entrances come complete with pyrotechnics, flashing lights, and fans holding up signs.

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  • A slower child doesn't have to fear holding up a whole class, and a child who understands the lesson can work ahead.

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  • A customer review on the site found it to be a great fit and flattering, as well as holding up to some hard wear.

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  • In fact, even the best-made suit can have a hard time holding up against the forces of water and enthusiastic play -- and truth be told, sometimes things just break.

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  • The wax still didn't smell very good but it was better than tallow, and the candles had the advantage of holding up during the hot summer months, which Colonial candle makers appreciated.

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  • After carefully reviewing the 29 second clip of the apparition, the group believed that they had noticed one frame where a support line could be seen holding up the ghost.

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  • You can enhance the "fun" element by holding up posters periodically with the words you want the crowd to cheer, or by adding a humorous element to the cheer.

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  • You can involve the crowd by holding up boards that say "Shoot" and "Score," encouraging the crowd to pick up the volume and "whoop" along with you at the beginning of the cheer.

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  • Although garters aren't as popular as they once were (when they were the only option for holding up stockings), many women still love the look and sexy quality that this item provides.

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  • Thus, lingerie manufacturers created the open bottom girdle with six garters attached, perfect for holding up thigh-high stockings, and this was the undergarment of choice in the 1940s and 1950s.

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  • Although they all perform the function of holding up thigh-high stockings, they're made today more for form over function.

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  • Often called a Teddiette, a teddy with nylon garters has detachable garters for holding up matching stockings.

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  • In the end, Swift and her neighbor heartthrob communicate through holding up large cue cards.

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  • Dean changed the subject by holding up the shopping bag from his lap.

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