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
At Browns’ left tackle spot, the Texans plan to use veteran Chris Clark, who started during Brown’s holdout.
That's because Brown's exit to the West Coast one week after ending a six-game contract holdout didn't come as a major surprise to his teammates.
Ryan Dillon, spokesman for U.S. forces, tweeted on Thursday that the SDF had cleared 98% of Raqqa and were checking buildings and tunnels for any holdouts.
The latest version, which leaked out Sunday night, contains a series of revisions designed to placate Senate holdouts.
So, who was the holdout all these years? I-275 Enterprises, which operated Horseshoe Lake Campground.
The death toll from the Battle of Manila was horrific: more than 100,000 Filipinos, the majority of them civilians; most of the 16,000 Japanese military holdouts; and about 1,000 American soldiers.
For a third day, friends and relatives of Keys residents who rode out the hurricane on the islands scrambled for news on the well-being of holdouts, while evacuees searched for information on their homes and boats.
Trump made call after call to twist the arms of holdout legislators.
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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
Hype is so high for it that iPhone 8 sales have suffered—people are holding out for the iPhone X, despite that $1,000 price tag and iffy availability.
Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, is holding out for assurances about the future of Airbus’ A380 program before committing to an $8 billion order for more of the double-decker aircraft.
Not long ago social media held out the promise of a more enlightened politics, as accurate information and effortless communication helped good people drive out corruption, bigotry and lies.
This is the second time Purifoy has been suspended due to his eligibility concerns after he was held out for the entire 2015-16 season due to the NCAA Eligibility Center having issues with his high school transcript and ACT scores.
Their agreement was codified in the 1920 by the Treaty of Sèvres, which held out the possibility of a Kurdish state.
Of course, media-Democrat champions of the collusion narrative will celebrate the specter of Russia’s holding out the possibility (apparently unfulfilled) of transmitting to the Trump campaign scads of damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
The new teaser then cuts to a shot of Ren holding out his black-gloved hand.
For those who are holding out for their moment to shine with an AVN BBW Performer of the Year award, there’s still hope.
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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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