How to use hold out for in a sentence

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His improvisation and organization helped the British to hold out for 217 days against overwhelming forces.
The home side managed to hold out for the rest of the game to record a famous victory.
Some reports have said that university teachers are continuing to hold out for two months back pay.
Ballina responded, but were repelled by a resolute defence to hold out for a hard-earned victory.
Although this scoreline flattered the Seasiders, there was a fair chance that they could hold out for the next 34 minutes.
England was an ally and they couldn't hold out for too much longer if the Jerries kept up the relentless bombing.
That means even small companies can hold out for sweeter offers.
My advice would be to hold out for a rent abatement of some sort.
I thought if we hold out for ten more minutes, I'll be happy.
My unmarried survey respondents seem to understand that friendship is the basis of a good marriage even as they hold out for chemistry and thunderbolts and soulmates.
I have half a mind to go ahead and quit my day job, sell everything I own for a one-way ticket to the Middle East, and hold out for the Grand Prize.
Did they hold out for their heritage of Ls. Cs and Vs? Did they have their numeral martyrs as we have our metric martyrs?
The armies of Mucianus were nearing Rome but the besieged Flavian party did not hold out for longer than a day.
The siege was renewed but the city could not hold out for long, and on 15 July surrendered to Sir Thomas Fairfax.
Pindus said it also does not pay for him to hold out for higher rents.
Reinforcements did not arrive to support the Erringtons, so when a detachment of 100 men arrived from Berwick to retake the castle they were only able to hold out for one day.
Examples from Classical Literature
It was uphill work trying to hold out for the remaining 35 runs.
And you watch him hold out for the cash money when you get down to terms.
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