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holds off (on)

verb
present tense third-person singular of hold off (on)

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to assign to a later time
  • we held off on accepting the invitation in the hopes that something better would come along

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“Holds off (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holds%20off%20%28on%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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