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Phrasal Verbs

hold out on

This page is about the phrasal verb hold out on

Meaning: to refuse to give information to someone

For example:

  • hold out on sb The prisoner tried to hold out on his captors, but after being tortured he told them everything.

  • hold out on sb Don't hold out on us, Kenny. Tell us what happened after you got to her place.

Quick Quiz:

If you try to hold out on us, we'll

a. do whatever you want

b. force you to tell us

c. tell you everything

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