Continue to demand (a particular thing), refusing to accept what has been offered: he is holding out for a guaranteed 7 per cent rise
More example sentences
- She accepted the money after being told she could lose it all if she continued holding out for more.
- Some reports have said that university teachers are continuing to hold out for two months back pay.
- He is holding out for more than the million pounds he has been offered to make the film.
Definition of hold out for in:
- The US English dictionary