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synonyms for hold the line

  • block
  • check
  • hang on
  • hinder
  • hold the fort
  • keep at bay
  • obstruct
  • stop
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How to use hold the line in a sentence

Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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