Spanish translation of 'hold out'
transitive verb + adverb
[object] ofrecer ⧫ alargar
[hand] tender ⧫ alargar
to hold out sth to sb ofrecerle algo a algn
intransitive verb + adverbSee also hold
1. (= resist) resistir (against a) ⧫ aguantar
to hold out for sth insistir hasta conseguir algo
he held out for £10 insistió en 10 libras
2. (= last)
[weather] seguir bueno
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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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