in the hold up downtown?

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #234 [color=blue]“Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity”, question 4

The bank robber stole $1000 in the downtown but was caught a week later.

(a) hold down
(b) hold up
© hold out
(d) hold

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #234 [color=blue]“Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity”, answer 4

The bank robber stole $1000 in the hold up downtown but was caught a week later.

Correct answer: (b) hold up

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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what is " hold up down town" ?

hold up = armed robbery
downtown = in the center of the city