Some articles on hold:
... He exclaimed, "I am ordered to hold this place and God damn my soul to hell if I don't." In fact, Jackson's and Miles's forces to the west of town were roughly equal, but Miles was ignoring the threat from the ... or any other general he could find, informing them that the besieged town could hold out only for 48 hours ... He wrote a message to Miles that a relief force was on the way and told him, "Hold out to the last extremity ...
... Gibson 7,890 Majority Turnout Labour hold Swing General Election 1955 Falmouth Camborne Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Frank Harold Hayman 21,587 ... King 20,540 Majority Turnout Labour hold Swing General Election 1951 Falmouth Camborne Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Frank Harold Hayman 20,850 Conservative Nigel Nicolson 19,847 ...
9.8 -4.9 Communist T Keenan 368 0.8 0.0 Majority 8,059 17.8 -4.3 Labour hold General Election October 1974 Eccles Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Lewis Carter-Jones 22,328 ...
4.7 Turnout 34,497 51.4 −24.4 Conservative hold Swing General Election 1997 Eddisbury Party Candidate Votes % ±% Conservative Alastair Goodlad 21,027 42.5 −8.5 Labour Mrs ... Pollard 107 0.2 N/A Majority 12,697 20.5 −7.0 Turnout 61,986 82.6 +4.5 Conservative hold Swing −3.5 ...
... R Lugg 168 0.3 Majority 4,105 6.9 Turnout 74.3 Labour hold Swing General Election October 1974 Feltham and Heston Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Russell Kerr 26,611 ...
More definitions of "hold up":
- (verb): Hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration.
- (verb): Continue to live; endure or last.
Synonyms: survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold out
- (verb): Resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc..
Example: "Her shoes won't hold up"
Synonyms: stand up, hold water
- (verb): Rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat.
Synonyms: stick up
Famous quotes containing the word hold:
“What I am, and what I think, is conveyed to you, in spite of my efforts to hold it back.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now,
was and is, to hold as twere the mirror up to nature: to show
virtue her feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and
body of the time his form and pressure.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)