hold one's end up

hold one's end up
keep (or hold) one's end up informal perform well in a difficult or competitive situation.
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  • hold one's end up — or[hold up one s end] or[keep one s end up] or[keep up one s end] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do your share of work; do your part. * /Mary washed the dishes so fast that Ann, who was drying them, couldn t keep her end up./ * /Susan kept up her end… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's end up — or[hold up one s end] or[keep one s end up] or[keep up one s end] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do your share of work; do your part. * /Mary washed the dishes so fast that Ann, who was drying them, couldn t keep her end up./ * /Susan kept up her end… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold\ one's\ end\ up — • hold up one s end • keep one s end up • keep up one s end v. phr. informal To do your share of work; do your part. Mary washed the dishes so fast that Ann, who was drying them, couldn t keep her end up. Susan kept up her end of the conversation …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep (or hold) one's end up Brit. — keep (or hold) one s end up Brit. informal perform well in a challenging situation. → end …   English new terms dictionary

  • hold up one's end — See: HOLD ONE S END UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold up one's end — See: HOLD ONE S END UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold\ up\ one's\ end — See: hold one s end up …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's end up — See: HOLD ONE S END UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's end up — See: HOLD ONE S END UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's end up — phrasal or keep up one s end 1. : to do one s fair share in an enterprise involving two and often more people or participants could keep his end up in a conversation on almost any subject 2. : to preserve one s wicket by defensive play used of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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