Examples of holdover in a Sentence
He is the only holdover from their last championship team.
This policy is a holdover from the previous administration.
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The Cowboys already have $30 million in cap space committed to the receiver corps, including the additions of Hurns and Thompson to go along with the holdovers of Bryant, Terrance Williams, Cole Beasley, Ryan Switzer and Noah Brown.
Davis and Holiday are the only rotation holdovers from that last Pelicans playoff team in 2015, when Golden State ousted them in a first-round sweep.
But Sessions said in a letter to Congress that those matters are already being looked at — by the Justice Department's inspector general and by the U.S. attorney in Utah, John Huber, one of the few holdovers from Barack Obama's administration.
Adding to the halibut drama are reports of hefty holdovers of fish in freezers, and competition again from Atlantic halibut from eastern Canada.
Fishing: The best prospects are for bass, emerging from their annual winter slowdown, and a sprinkling of trout holdovers planted in past years.
Peterson is the last holdover from the Warhawks’ 2015 state tournament team.
Wayne Simien was a holdover from Roy Williams, and the No.
Every year, these holdovers from the dinosaur age crawl ashore on South Florida beaches to lay eggs, continuing an ancient reproductive ritual despite the complications created by hotels, sea walls and bright lights.
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Examples of hold over in a Sentence
the golf tournament had to be held over until the line of thunderstorms had passed through
Recent Examples of hold over from the Web
Residents said Jaish al-Islam has kept a tight hold over the evacuation, requiring those who want to leave to register at local offices.
Answer: Most of the festivals that are our size tend to be held over a couple of weekends, resulting in 10-plus days.
This year's Hebron Maple Fest was held over the weekend of March 17 and 18.
Wigan apparently have a hold over the runaway Premier League leaders in the FA Cup -- this was their third victory against them in the competition in six years.
Classic Encounter Bayern have got a firm hold over Wolfsburg in terms of head-to-head record, with the Bavarians losing only twice in their last 23 meetings.
But the real losers of this debacle may be independent booksellers, which once again are seeing Amazon reap the benefits of having a monopoly-like hold over the electronic books market.
Previously held over a weekend in November or late October, this year’s Wine & Food Experience will be held on Sept. 22, one day only, from noon to 4 p.m.
The annual Horicon Marsh Bird Festival, held over Mother's Day weekend, is one of the best times to see many of those species, with experts on hand to help identify them.
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HOLDOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of holdover for English Language Learners
: someone or something that remains or is kept from an earlier time
legal Definition of hold over
- one who holds over in possession of a building after the expiration of a term of years
- —B. N. Cardozo
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