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hold over

verb as in adjourn

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Example Sentences

He has a psychosexual hold over her that is intentionally fraught with peril for the audience.

David A. Graham on The Donald's strange hold over the GOP field.

At that point, Vishnevetsky became obsessed with filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, who he says “had a strong hold over my childhood.”

The high-capacity magazine provision refers to guns that hold over 10 rounds.

Isaac Mizrahi, a hold-over from the first season, has somehow been convinced to tone it down a bit.

What a fool he has been to let those black thoughts gain such a hold over him!

Her hold over him seemed magical—a hold the secret of which, one would say, was the fearlessness of her abuse.

Ventura kept her hold over him by the power of her beauty, which continued to fascinate his senses.

These qualities have given them an unprecedented hold over property and illimitable credit.

To maintain that hold over him so necessary to my fortunes, I must be in a position to menace.


On this page you'll find 390 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hold over, such as: defer, delay, discontinue, postpone, put off, and recess.

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