could hold out

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  • If they could hold out for a few days, could you help them? Cited from Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Alexander McClure
  • It is a wonder how he could hold out even for these days. Cited from The King of the Dark Chamber,by R. Tagore (Tr.)
  • As for himself, he believed he could hold out until help came. Cited from The Young Treasure Hunter, by Frank V. Webster
  • Never knew a man yet that could hold out three days. Cited from How He Lied to Her Husband, by George Bernard Shaw
  • With every one against him he could hold out no longer. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • This morning she was telling me she could hold out no longer. Cited from People Like That, by Kate Langley Bosher
  • I could hold out no longer, and I told her everything that had passed. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • The head of the department could hold out no longer. Cited from King John of Jingalo, by Laurence Housman
  • I could hold out well till the next day. Cited from Hunger, by Knut Hamsun
  • At last nature could hold out no longer, and one by one they dropped back in their places. Cited from The Gorilla Hunters, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • If he could hold out for another mile or two there was little doubt that he would escape. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12), by Various
  • When the sky began to grow gray in the early morning it could hold out no longer. Cited from The Junior Classics, V8, Edited by W. Patten
  • I had tried, and I had failed, and I could hold out no longer. Cited from People Like That, by Kate Langley Bosher
  • I had had hard work to keep from laughing, and could hold out no longer. Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • Perhaps if they could hold out until daybreak, they might be discovered by some boat! Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • When he was asked afterwards, how he could hold out against all the tortures? Cited from Trial of Witnessses of the Resurrection of Jesus
  • At last he could hold out no longer. Cited from The Crimson Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • But now he could hold out no longer. Cited from Austin and His Friends, by Frederic H. Balfour
  • I think we could hold out here for an hour at a pinch. Cited from Mass' George, by George Manville Fenn
  • He did not believe that he could hold out that long, though of course he would try pretty hard. Cited from Cow-Country, by B. M. Bower
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