hold down

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  • Still, he was not able to hold down a regular first team place.
  • But his head was held down, and his soul was full of trouble. Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • Wood continued to hold down a regular place in his second season with the club.
  • To hold down the cost of living, we must hold down the cost of government. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • I didn't much think you could hold down a job here. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • Some will produce the same character code as if the control key were not held down.
  • It held down the number one title for four weeks.
  • Flying Fish was held down much of the time by enemy aircraft.
  • I was held down by five people at legs, arms, and head. Cited from Jailed for Freedom, by Doris Stevens
  • Can he hold down a job when he gets home? Cited from His Family, by Ernest Poole
  • He is a man whom nothing could hold down. Cited from The Stark Munro Letters, by Arthur Conan Doyle #4
  • He must hold down his fury until this purpose was in the open. Cited from The Drums Of Jeopardy, by Harold MacGrath
  • She said she had stomach trouble and could not hold down her food. Cited from She Stands Accused, by Victor MacClure
  • Even worse when he struggled to hold down a regular first-team place.
  • He was known for being able to hold down construction costs.
  • He was held down also in such a way that he could not see the party of ladies. Cited from The American Baron, by James de Mille
  • I held down left field for two seasons on the greatest college team ever developed out West. Cited from The Young Pitcher, by Zane Grey
  • She's never really had any money and finds it impossible to hold down a job.
  • He stared hard at the face of the one he was holding down. Cited from The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf, by Captain Quincy Allen
  • I want no fair-weather birds holding down my office chairs or anything else. Cited from Burning Daylight, by Jack London
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