Words nearby hold off
How to use hold off in a sentence
Blacks would hold about 13 percent of the seats and Latinos 17 percent.
Tomorrow they should hold placards of the cartoons Charlie Hebdo had printed.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
Other Idioms and Phrases with hold off
Keep at a distance, resist, delay, as in This payment should hold off the creditors. [Early 1400]
Stop or delay from action, as in Let's hold off until we know more. [c. 1600]