EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOLD OUT

There's a report to-day that —— cannot hold out much longer.

You have to begin with 'em early, and begin as you mean to hold out.

If your father'd just had the gumption to hold out, they'd have had to pay him anything he asked.

And you feel positive that there is enough of this mineral to hold out for some time?'

She saw the girl at the gate spring forward and hold out her hands.

The few Russians still left on 419 could not hold out after the loss of 412.

Possibly the Germans had begun to doubt how long Liege could hold out.

On hearing this, Christine could hold out no longer, but burst into laughter.

Her gay smile had come back; she was the first to hold out her hand.

Remains to be seen which can hold out longest—they without us, or we without them.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOLD OUT

reach

verbstretch to; touch

stand pat

verbstick to one's position
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