Phrasal Verbs

hold out on

This page is about the phrasal verb hold out on


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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