Examples of holdback in a Sentence
there'll be a holdback on production until the new machinery is fully installed
the only holdback to starting the new job is my contractual commitment to my current position
Recent Examples of holdback from the Web
Legislation is being discussed to do away with the penalty associated with cuts made after holdbacks were announced.
Negotiators from the House had agreed near the end of the regular session to lower the holdback to $100 million.
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balk, bar, block, chain, clog, cramp, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, fetter, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, shackles, stop, stumbling block, trammel;
Definition of hold back
- held back important information
Examples of hold back in a Sentence
the only thing holding Joe back from joining the swim team is lack of transportation
held back her tears until she was alone
Recent Examples of hold back from the Web
For now, Porsche is holding back from hybridizing its sports cars, citing weight and size as a reason to hold off for the promise of solid state batteries.
And information that should be a starting point is held back till the end as a kind of anti-revelation.
One of the reasons Texas cities are growing, and doing so with much more affordable housing stock, is a lack of regulations holding back developers.
At the grounding line, the ice detaches from the bedrock and juts out into the water as a kind of floating ledge, or ice shelf, which helps to stabilize the glacier and hold back the flow of ice behind it.
For the mom who isn’t held back by a few puddles, these sturdy rain boots (designed in Denmark by designer Ilse Jacobson) offer dry feet on the dampest outdoor adventures.
Showalter said there's no strategy to holding back on him, but that the results are dictating that.
My throat felt dry and sore from holding back tears.
Last week, Raja’s legal team also accused prosecutors of holding back information concerning the same expert’s opinion, in violation of court rules.
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hold back Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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