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hold out on sb

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
informal to ​refuse to give ​help or ​information to someone: Don't ​hold out on me - I need to ​know who did it. mainly US informal to ​refuse to give ​money to someone
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