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hold out

phrasal verb with hold us   /hoʊld/ verb past tense and past participle held /held/
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to continue in a situation that is dangerous or difficult: They won’t be able to hold out much longer against these attacks.
If something holds out, it continues to be useful or enough: The sensors are designed to work as long as their batteries hold out.
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