- She held out her hand.
- I held out my plate for a second portion.
- kestää, sinnitellä
- The fortress held out against the enemy.
- We can't hold out indefinitely if we don't get reinforcements.
- Our food supplies could easily hold out for more than a week.
- pitää yllä, elätellä (toivoa jms.)
- The generals held out no hope for victory.
- Recent international agreements have made many hold out hope that an ecological catastrophy is avoidable.