hold out for

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Definition of hold out for

: to refuse to accept or agree to something in order to get (something) The workers are holding out for higher pay. The wide receiver is holding out for a new contract.

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“Hold out for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20out%20for. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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