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.
Recent Examples of holdout from the Web
The lone holdout, Kenya Gibson, had asked for a delay of the vote because there were no local names being considered in the school’s renaming.
Neither the accident that injured Mnatsakanov and Konstantinov, nor Fedorov's unsettling contract holdout, was going to stop the Wings from succeeding again.
By McClatchy Related stories from Fort Worth Star Telegram RB Ezekiel Elliott might be the top rusher and top pass target in Dak-friendly attack Does Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas’ holdout in Seattle give a trade to Dallas new life?
That neighborhood, however, remains a holdout to the decades-old tradition of the coin-only meter.
Miranda, the initial holdout, has been the busiest referee of the kids this season.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee was poised to approve CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of State after a Republican holdout changed his mind at the last minute, avoiding an embarrassing defeat for the White House.
But a few holdouts still trouble Mr Santos, whose presidency ends on August 7th, and will test his successor as well.
His main current objective is a set of special provisions known as the Statute of Railway Workers, alternately decried and celebrated as a corporatist holdout from an earlier era.
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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
Recent Examples of hold out from the Web
Shortstop JT Riddle was held out of the lineup on Thursday with tightness in left hip.
Both Duquette and predecessor Andy MacPhail had success building the Orioles playoff teams by holding out for the best possible deal.
Left tackle Andrew Whitworth, left guard Rodger Saffold, center John Sullivan and right tackle Rob Havnenstein started 15 games but were held out of the season finale against the San Francisco 49ers to avoid injury in preparation for the playoffs.
Mets shortstop Amed Rosario was held out of the starting lineup as part of a mental break over the next couple of days.
In other instances, Wilks – when asked – has told reporters certain players were behind held out of practice for precautionary reasons.
Decades later, the team revisited their test subjects to examine the correlation between an early ability to delay gratification (as represented by holding out for the second marshmallow) and later success.
Probably because the two share a passion for dismissing scientific research that shows climate change is a real thing that’s happening (in addition to holding out skepticism about evolution).
But with new players seeing more time and veterans being held out, the reserves will not have the same impact.
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hold out Synonyms
HOLDOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of holdout for English Language Learners
: a person who refuses to reach an agreement until certain terms are met : a person who holds out
: an act of holding out for something
: a person who continues to do or use something after others have stopped doing or using it
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