German translation of 'hold off'
- (= not act)
⇒ they held off eating until she arrived
sie warteten mit dem Essen, bis sie kam
- [rain, storm]
⇒ I hope the rain holds off
ich hoffe, dass es nicht regnet
- enemy, attack, challenge
Example Sentences Including 'hold off'
`We'll hold off interviewing Hythe any further until we get the nod from you.Riot
`Yes, fine,' Kate nodded and headed back inside, hoping that Chrissie, Joe and Bill would have the good grace to hold off until she was out.FALLEN WOMEN (2002)
I wanted to hold off as long as I could to hold sadness away for as long as I could.Web of Dreams
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Translation of hold off from the Collins English to German Dictionary