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hold out / ofrecer
hold out   hold
A. -transitive verb + adverb
[+object]   ofrecer,   alargar
[+hand]   tender,   alargar
[+arm]   extender
[+possibility]   ofrecer
[+hope]   dar
·to hold out something to somebody
·ofrecerle algo a somebody, someone
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=resist)   resistir   (against   a),   aguantar
·to hold out for something
·insistir hasta conseguir algo
·he held out for £10
·insistió en 10 libras
2. (=last)
[supplies]   durar
[weather]   seguir bueno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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