English version

hole up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhole up (also be holed up) phrasal verb informalHIDE/MAKE IT HARD TO FIND OR SEEto hide somewhere for a period of time in/with/at The gunmen are still holed up in the town. hole→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hole upThe gang holed up in a cheap hotel for a few weeks.The FBI believes that Richards is holed up on an estate in Colombia.We were all planning to hole up till the trouble blew over.
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Verb table
hole
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhole
he, she, itholes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyholed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave holed
he, she, ithas holed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad holed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hole
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have holed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam holing
he, she, itis holing
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you, we, theyare holing
Past
I, he, she, itwas holing
you, we, theywere holing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been holing
he, she, ithas been holing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been holing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be holing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been holing
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