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
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.
So get ready to be hugging all your besties and holding back tears by the end! 3.
Business people have said for two years that political uncertainty is holding back the state economy by discouraging investment.
Drummond, who made it as an injury replacement for Washington Wizards guard John Wall, didn't hold back when he was asked at media day Saturday why he wasn't picked earlier.
Tweeting on the slopes, accidentally cursing on live TV, talking about junk food, sharing Instagram photos, tagging their significant others, ending their plural nouns with two s’s—the teens are not holding back.
So given the opportunity to let off some stream at Klopp's expense - after Liverpool's FA Cup defeat to West Brom on Saturday - Barton didn't hold back.
Firms cannot work on new projects previously authorized and will hold back on hiring and subcontracting until Congress provides funding.
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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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