hold out for
This page is about the phrasal verb hold out for
Meaning: to wait until you get what you want, especially when negotiating
- hold out for sth The workers held out for a better wage deal and, after another round of negotiations, they got it.
- hold out for sth We held out for a better contract, and we got it after some hard bargaining.
She wouldn't sell the car for ten thousand dollars. She was holding out for
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Contributor: Matt Errey