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
Negotiators from the House had agreed near the end of the regular session to lower the holdback to $100 million.
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First Known Use of holdback
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
In traditional surgery, the resident gets hands-on action, holding back tissue, for instance.
Brown and Becerra held a press conference today, and Brown did not hold back when a reporter asked him a question, based on Sessions' rhetoric, which Brown considered factually incorrect: There aren't many Democrats talking like that.
Kim Kardashian did not hold back after a verified fan account called @TheYeezaMafia claimed Kanye's Paris Fashion Week showroom was empty.
Would rather let the show’s viewers hold back their excitement on Jack being alive in next week’s season finale episode.
Amy Sherald didn't hold back, her signature gray pops off the portrait of @MichelleObama.
In a lengthy interview Friday with Kentucky Sports Radio, Stoops didn’t hold back.
The shelf, which can be up to 10,000 feet thick, is the largest of several that hold back West Antarctica's massive amounts of ice.
Andrew Pollack, the father of a victim, holding back tears, indirectly praised Trump, too.
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First Known Use of hold back
hold back Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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