German translation of 'hold out'
1. [supplies etc] reichen
(= endure, resist) aushalten
(= refuse to yield) nicht nachgeben
to hold out for sth auf etw dat bestehen
transitive verb separableSee also hold
1. (literal) ausstrecken
to hold out sth to sb jdm etw hinhalten
hold your hand out halt die Hand auf
she held out her arms sie breitete die Arme aus
I held out little hope of seeing him again ich machte mir nur wenig Hoffnung, ihn wiederzusehen
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Example Sentences Including 'hold out'
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Our windows were not broken, but the rotted wood frames and thin glass did not hold out the cold in the winter.SONS OF HEAVEN (2002)
Then, saying a silent prayer that his good torch would hold out, he started back the way they had come.THREE IN ONE
For when Kettricken began to hold out her hand to say such an act was not necessary, Arkon thrust out his arm.THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
She had called him after her briefing session with Morgan, and had hated having to hold out on him.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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Translation of hold out from the Collins English to German Dictionary