Spanish translation of 'hold off'
transitive verb + adverb
1. (= resist)
[attack, enemy] rechazar
[person] defenderse contra
(figurative) hacer esperar
2. (= postpone) aplazar
intransitive verb + adverbSee also hold
(= stand back) mantenerse a distancia ⧫ no tomar parte
[person] (= wait) esperar
if the rain holds off si no llueve
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Example Sentences Including 'hold off'
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`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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Used Occasionally. hold off is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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