hold good


: to be true
The advice she gave us 10 years ago still holds good today.

Examples of hold good in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Final Thoughts The most important part of planning an elk hunt is first identifying areas that hold good numbers of elk, offer OTC tags, and are manageable for your physical condition. Jace Bauserman, Field & Stream, 22 Feb. 2024 Look for hardwood ridges near agricultural fields, river bottoms that might hold good roost trees, and timber points that jut out into corn or soybean fields. Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life, 21 Apr. 2022 At what moment in history would that sentence not hold good? Tim Parks, The New York Review of Books, 9 Nov. 2022 Investments in new research and infrastructure alone, however, won’t be enough to supercharge progress on climate because a web of regulatory approvals and permits will continue to hold good projects back. Brentan Alexander, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2022 If those forecasts hold good, China will be the world’s largest box office market for the second successive year and bigger than all European territories combined. Patrick Frater, Variety, 14 Sep. 2021 The smaller tributaries clear much sooner after a high water episode, and many hold good numbers of steelhead trout. cleveland, 31 Dec. 2020

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“Hold good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20good. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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