How to use hold out against in a sentence

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The fortress city of Hatra, on the Tigris in his rear, continued to hold out against repeated Roman assaults.
A relatively small number of defenders in a fort impervious to primitive weaponry could hold out against high odds, the only constraint being the supply of ammunition.
After the fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans in 1453, the Morea was the last remnant of the Byzantine Empire to hold out against the Ottomans.
Examples from Classical Literature
Only once did I hold out against an extortionate demand of theirs.
The proprietor of Harrow House was a long, grave man, one of the last to hold out against the anti-whisker crusade.
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