Origin of holdup
Examples from the Web for holdup
In the meantime, he should just accept that the holdup has nothing to do with his politics.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As they fled the scene of their holdup, the terrified taxi driver took them to Place de la Nation in the eastern part of Paris.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Vrondran says that the holdup apparently surrounds BP's approval of the $200 per day pay for the deckhands.
He thrust a hand in a pocket and fingered the two objects he had picked up in the road at the scene of the holdup.
He remembered the two objects he had picked up in the road after the holdup and felt in his pocket to make sure they were there.
And lastly, we've got to find just how this story you've told me got mixed with the story of the holdup of the Limited.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
I offered him the value he put on the ranch himself, not a holdup price.Desert Conquest|A. M. Chisholm
He stood, boiling with rage, while they alternately hurled questions at him and told him of the holdup.