Examples of holdout in a Sentence
He says he might be a holdout at the start of the next season if the team doesn't agree to pay him more.
He is expected to end his three-week holdout and join the team tomorrow.
A few holdouts still use typewriters, but nearly everybody uses computers now.
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Given that Republicans can only lose only 22 votes and still pass the bill, holdouts in those blue-state delegations may need to be appeased if implacable opposition mounts in other factions of the party.
The tea partyers and other conservatives who seized control of the House in 2010 have morphed into Ronald Reagan-style supply siders while the GOP's numerous Pentagon pals run roughshod over the few holdouts.
Vos hasn't been shy about voicing his displeasure about how the budget wrapped up, with Walker agreeing to make certain partial vetoes of the budget to win the votes of three conservative holdouts in the Senate.
Duane Brown was furious, blasting his current boss amid his recently-ended holdout.
Brown played Sunday against the Seahawks and held up well despite the obvious rust accumulated during the longest contract holdout in Texans franchise history.
House Republicans, steadfast in their aversion to tax increases, have been the holdouts in the state’s 3-1/2-month long budget stalemate.
For Amazon, the mission is not just to win over Echo holdouts with new uses for its talking artificial intelligence, but also convince the millions of people who already bought in that one Echo isn’t enough.
In June, with Daesh down to its last few holdouts, the terrorists blew up the ancient brick minaret, as Salih had feared.
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Definition of hold out
- where 30 of the … refugees were still holding out
- —Anna Tomforde
- prayed that the engine would hold out
- as long as our money holds out
- holding out for a shorter workweek
Examples of hold out in a Sentence
we hoped our supply of firewood would hold out until power was restored
luckily, the old outboard motor held out till we made it to shore
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Others hold still hold out the possibility for a quick turnaround.
Some investors saw the tepid iPhone 8 debut as a sign that customers were holding out for the iPhone X, which boasts an edge-to-edge display and will sell in the United States for $999.
Davis, who has seven receptions for 160 yards and a touchdown, was held out last week against Purdue.
If lunch can wait, hold out for the lobster roll at Captain's Fresh Idea in Waldoboro and eat it where lobster should be eaten: outside at a picnic table, preferably with a view.
Today, gene therapy holds out the hope of eradicating hereditary conditions like Huntington’s disease and even psychological disturbances, such as schizophrenia.
Purifoy would eventually be held out the entire campaign and use the season as a redshirt year.
For all that machines can accomplish, creativity has often been held out as the unconquerable boundary of the human-machine divide.
Campbell was held out against LSU while Clark played limited snaps.
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hold out Synonyms
Synonymshold up, keep up, last, prevail, survive
Antonymsfail, fizzle, give out, go out, peter (out), run out
Related Wordsbear up, carry on, cope, endure, fare, get along, get by, get on, go, hang in, make out, manage, persevere; abide, continue, draw out, hang on, hold on, linger, persist, remain, run on, stretch
Near Antonymsbreak, break down, collapse, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, expire, stall, stop; run down, wane
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