hold out (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb hold out (2).
Meaning: If a supply of something holds out, it continues to be enough and it doesn't run out.Synonym: last
- hold out Kenny says he'll take any job now because his savings won't hold out much longer.
- hold out Our water supply should hold out until Monday.
If their food reserves don't hold out, they'll have to
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Contributor: Matt Errey