Translation of "hold out" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hold out

phrasal verb with hold uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/ verb held, held


to continue to defend yourself against an enemy or attack without being defeated

They won't be able to hold out much longer under this sort of bombardment. 在这样的炮火轰击之下,他们抵抗不了多久。


If a supply of something such as food or money holds out, there is enough of it to last for a particular period of time.


(Translation of “hold out” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)