EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HELD OUT
He brought forth from a pocket a neat sheaf of banknotes, which he held out.
And, when he held out his hand, smiling: "I just had to do it, Mr. K."
"It is because you are good," she said, and held out her hand.
I smiled and held out both my hands to him, and I could see him falter as he looked.
Crane faced about, and coming forward, held out his hand to the man of distrust.
She studied her an instant incredulously, then she went to her and held out her hand.
When he held out the kerchief to her, their hands, by chance, touched for a moment.
"It doesn't matter," she said when he held out his hand for it.
He straightened up and held out his hand, guiding me to a seat beside him.
But, it is due to myself, to say, I held out against it all.