The Zimbabwe experience was often held up as an example for other developing countries.
It is sometimes held up as an early, if not the first, example of the modern sensibility.
Moreover, she has been held up as an example to Iraqi women interested in science.
Nigeria is often held up as an example of this.
He only wanted to hold him up as a bad example for the rest of the officer corps.
It was held up as a good example by Liberal politicians during national elections.
A country held up as an example of good governance and healthy return on investment?
But don't hold him up as an example to imitate.
That is not the sort of sentence we want to hold up as an example to our pupils.
Owen was constantly held up as an example of everything David wasn't and knew he never could be.