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in the hold up downtown? #1 (permalink) Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:10 am   in the hold up downtown?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", question 4

The bank robber stole $1000 in the ......... downtown but was caught a week later.

(a) hold down
(b) hold up
(c) hold out
(d) hold

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", answer 4

The bank robber stole $1000 in the hold up downtown but was caught a week later.

Correct answer: (b) hold up

Your answer was: correct
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in the hold up downtown? #2 (permalink) Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:50 am   in the hold up downtown?
 

hold up = armed robbery
downtown = in the center of the city
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