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rob in English:

1. robbed robbed


My house was robbed while I was away.
A gang of three robbed the bank in broad daylight.
I was robbed of my wallet by the man sitting next to me.
Pretending to be a friend, the man robbed old people of their social security checks.
Masked men held up the passengers and robbed them of their money.
Without your advice, I would have been robbed of my bag.
They robbed stores and threatened public safety.
Gangsters robbed a bank of thousands of dollars.
Someone has robbed us of all our money during our absence.
They robbed my orchard.
Television has robbed cinema of its former popularity.
TV has robbed us of our enjoyment of conversation at dinner at home.
The savage robbed me of my precious jewels and ran away.
The tone of his grandfathers voice robbed Marius of all hope.
An office girl was robbed of an envelope containing 100,000 yen on her way back from the bank.

2. hold up


hold up the bank
I hate to hold up the meeting but I have to go to the bathroom.
This work is going to hold up most of the morning.
You are not hold up by slow costomers.
hold up
She wants to hold up the ceremony.
I hope the repairs hold up until we can get to a garage.
how'd it hold up?