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
Legislation is being discussed to do away with the penalty associated with cuts made after holdbacks were announced.
Negotiators from the House had agreed near the end of the regular session to lower the holdback to $100 million.
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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
There’s no holding back on the deep flavors, though.
The two embraced in a tight hug, each holding back tears.
Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, schools must begin holding back third-graders who are more than a grade level behind on reading assessments.
Benjamin Robson The singer actually held back on the imbibing, at first.
Legend, who has been vocal about his disdain for the Trump administration and, specifically, its zero-tolerance immigration policy that has separated thousands of asylum-seeking children from their families, didn't hold back.
So much of what holds back the Spurs would fall away with James at the center of everything.
Investment in new models, equipment and facilities in the U.K. fell to 347 million pounds ($459 million) in the first half of this year from 647 million pounds a year earlier, as manufacturers held back on making investment decisions the SMMT said.
Vancouver’s Jose Aja held back Cory Burke in the 18-yard box, and in the 74th minute, Ilsinho converted the penalty kick with an old-fashioned smash.
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hold back Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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