BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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hold up

How to sign: cause to be slowed down or delayed
"Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform";

delay in BSL Watch how to sign delay in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: delay, detain

Categories: decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard

Within this category: stonewall, catch, stall, buy time

hold up

How to sign: continue to live; endure or last
"We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents";

survive in BSL Watch how to sign survive in British Sign Language
survive - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: survive, live on, last, live, endure, hold out, go

Within this category: stand up, perennate, live out

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