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hold out in hold1 British & World English

Resist or survive in difficult circumstances

hold out British & World English

Resist or survive in difficult circumstances

hold out on in hold1 British & World English

Refuse to give something, typically information, to (someone)

hold out on British & World English

Refuse to give something, typically information, to (someone)

hold something out British & World English

Offer a chance or hope

hold out for in hold1 British & World English

Continue to demand (a particular thing), refusing to accept what has been offered

hold out for British & World English

Continue to demand (a particular thing), refusing to accept what has been offered

olive branch British & World English

An offer of reconciliation

the child picked a flower and held it out to me in hold English-Spanish

el niño arrancó una flor y me la ofreció

the child picked a flower and held it out to me in hold out English-Spanish

el niño arrancó una flor y me la ofreció

the discovery held out the promise of an eventual cure in promise English-Spanish

el descubrimiento daba esperanzas de que se llegaría a encontrar una cura