How to use hold at in a sentence

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And then the thought that she had managed to hold at bay pushed its way into her mind and threatened to be her undoing.
The irony is that our efforts at self preservation and self protection so often cause precisely what we're seeking to hold at bay.
They hunt in great clouds of minuscule little black beasts that none of the traditional insect repellents seem able to hold at bay.
Each touch of human hands made the struggle more difficult, the effort to hold at bay the anguish that remembering had brought her.
Sadly, the disease really started to take hold at the end of November and she was in and out of hospital.
The 17 workers in the warehouse when the fire took hold at 6.30 am escaped unharmed.
Before initiating vast new carnage abroad, the government wants its propaganda siege to take hold at home.
They told how they got off their KLM plane in Manchester only to be told by officials that no bags had been loaded into the hold at all.
The historical success of the civilized community in this continuing effort of the forces of reason to hold at bay the couna terforces of barbarism is no more than marginal.
The declarer must hold at least 4 doubles to announce Plunge.
They hold at least eleven morphological traits in common, which are not found in other birds.
Lord Woolf following the 1990 Strangeways Prison riot advised prisons should normally hold at most 400 prisoners.
He found that the majority of black slaveholders appeared to hold at least some of their slaves for commercial reasons.
Farming in Belgium however failed to take permanent hold at first.
Examples from Classical Literature
It would seem, therefore, that the tanbark oak will hold at least part of the ground where nature planted it.
An estate at will is where land is let to another, to hold at the will of the lessor.
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