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hold out on

Slang definitions & phrases for hold out on

hold out

verb phrase

  1. To refuse to do something until one gets certain conditions; to refuse to give information: The union held out for a 10 percent raise/ he's holding out on me about the girlfriend (1907+)
  2. To endure; persist: This tire won't hold out another mile (1593+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with hold out on

hold out on

see: hold out , def. 4.
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