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hold out

Verb: hold out Meaning: Resist When the enemy attacked, they HELD OUT for six weeks. Meaning: Hold in front of you I HELD OUT my hand when she walked...

hold out against

Verb: hold out against Meaning: Try to reject The staff are HOLDING OUT AGAINST the plans to reduce the workforce.

hold out for

Verb: hold out for Meaning: Wait for something better or refuse something now for something better in the future We are HOLDING OUT FOR a much better deal than the one offered.

hold out on

Verb: hold out on Meaning: Not pay someone or give them information He’s been HOLDING OUT ON me for weeks and I really need the money.

hold over

Verb: hold over Meaning: Delay The meeting has been HELD OVER till Friday. Meaning: To continue something for longer than planned It has been so successful that they have HELD it OVER for another...