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meaning of "hole up" #1 (permalink) Fri Dec 14, 2007 0:51 am   meaning of "hole up"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #33 "American Slang Words (7)", question 8

The gang members holed up for nearly three weeks because they are wanted on three counts of armed robbery.

(a) dug a hole
(b) bought extra ammunition
(c) hid

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #33 "American Slang Words (7)", answer 8

The gang members hid for nearly three weeks because they are wanted on three counts of armed robbery.

Correct answer: (c) hid
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Hi could you tell me the meaning of "hole up" ? Thanks

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meaning of "hole up" #2 (permalink) Fri Dec 14, 2007 14:29 pm   meaning of "hole up"
 

The answer is already given in the test. Consult the Onelook for learning the precise bearing of 'hole up'
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