English version

hold somebody/something up as something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhold somebody/something up as something phrasal verbEXAMPLEto use someone or something as a good example or as proof of something The school is held up as a model for others. This incident will be held up as proof that tougher controls are needed. hold→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hold up as Read Charles Evers' book and hold him up as a model of racial harmony.held up as a modelIn fact, the profiles that are held up as models for the United States to follow are ineffective and discriminatory.
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Verb table
hold
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhold
he, she, itholds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyheld
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave held
he, she, ithas held
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad held
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hold
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have held
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam holding
he, she, itis holding
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you, we, theyare holding
Past
I, he, she, itwas holding
you, we, theywere holding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been holding
he, she, ithas been holding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been holding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be holding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been holding
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