Held-back sentence example

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  • Deidre let the tears fall that she'd held back.
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  • I miss that and I'm not going to be held back simply because you're afraid to have me wandering around on my own.
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  • He never looked directly at her, but the way he held back branches was indication enough that he knew she was there and was thinking of her.
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  • Dean held back the door and Fitzgerald brushed past him, turning into the parlor where most of the Bird Song guests were gathered.
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  • Dean wanted to say the obvious—that the location was her suggestion—but held back.
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  • He tried to turn and raise himself to a sitting position while pushing her away, but she held back his arm in a strong grip and locked a crooked arm about his neck.
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  • Jackson held back far enough so Connor would not see him, yet close enough to get into the room in a hurry.
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  • She held back tears.
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  • New Zealand was poorly stocked with a weak flora; the more robust and aggressive one of the north temperate region was ready at any moment to invade it-, but was held back by physical barriers which human aid has alone enabled it to surpass.
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  • Some other observers, however, have not got such good results with a chloride-free diet, and Marishler, Scheel, Limbecx, Dreser and others, dispute Widal's hypothesis of a retention of chlorides as being the cause of oedema, in the case of renal dropsy at all events; they assert that the chlorides are held back in order to keep the osmotic pressure of the fluid, which they assume to have been effused, equal to that of the blood and tissues.
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  • When the Carlist rising began on the death of Ferdinand he is said to have held back because he knew that the first leaders would be politicians and talkers.
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  • Had Blucher gone eastwards, Grouchy, holding the Dyle, could easily have held back any future Prussian advance towards Wellington.
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  • deep, but it is shallow at the lower end where the water is held back by a morainal dam, and where only 32 m.
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  • Farther to the left, Bertrand's (IV.) corps was held back to connect with Ney, who had then reached Weissig with the head of his column.
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  • Abbot, Macedonian Folk-lore, 261: " the drakos held back the water "; see further § 11 below.
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  • The Yavor Brigade was temporarily held back facing the Serbo - Bosnian frontier.
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  • The duke of Savoy, who had held back from the treaty of Vervins in 1598, signed the treaty of Lyons in 1601; in exchange for the marquisate of Saluzzo, France acquired Bresse, Bugey, Valromey and the bailliage of Gex.
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  • Henrys first outburst of self-assertion took the form of reversing his fathers thrifty and peaceful policy, by plunging into the midst of the continental wars from which Coat!England had been held back by his cautious parent.
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  • In August 1864 the emperor, held back by French public opinion, which was favourable to Prussia, and by his idea of nationality, allowed Prussia and Austria to seize the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.
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  • Nicholas himself proposed an armed intervention of the Alliance in order " to restore order " in Belgium and France; 3 and when his allies held back even proposed to intervene alone, a project rendered impossible by the outbreak of the great insurrection in Poland, which tied the hands of all three powers (see Poland: History).
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  • Your shoulders should be relaxed, not hunched forward or rigidly held back.
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  • Perez argues that social change requires the very institutional nature of the Catholic Church that held back liberation theology.
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  • prudent to assume that this tide can be held back.
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  • The 902 gets the balance about right, but really punchy players might feel they're being held back a tad.
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  • Upstream through beautiful blue dolly tubs, a series of shallow lakes led to a wide sump pool held back by extensive gravel banks.
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  • All Moscow repeated Prince Dolgorukov's saying: "If you go on modeling and modeling you must get smeared with clay," suggesting consolation for our defeat by the memory of former victories; and the words of Rostopchin, that French soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical arguments to show them that it is more dangerous to run away than to advance, but that Russian soldiers only need to be restrained and held back!
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  • Zakhar held back his horses and turned his face, which was already covered with hoarfrost to his eyebrows.
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  • Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.
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  • The 902 gets the balance about right, but really punchy players might feel they 're being held back a tad.
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  • The news had come in August, but he 'd not been held back by the news and was not resentful.
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  • Children should be allowed this and not be pressured to hurry nor be held back if they are ready.
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  • These can be handed out with a purchase, or they may be held back for those customers that request them.
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  • The $120 will be held back from your available balance until the restaurant presents the bill to RushCard showing the actual amount of the sale.
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  • Hand sewn, quilted curtains held back with wrought iron tie backs and hanging from iron curtain rods would be a great start for a country primitive style living room.
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  • I would not have held back on her at all.
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  • Remodeling projects generally involve a three midsize payments with 10 percent held back until the project is completed.
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  • However, the first sips remained tight and held back stubbornly.
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  • However, studies also indicate that ECE produces persistent gains on achievement test scores, along with fewer occurrences of being held back a grade and being placed in special education programs.
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  • According to the National Association of School Psychologists, in 2003 as many as 15 percent or more than 2.4 million American students are held back and repeat a grade each year.
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  • In some athletically competitive families, children are held back and start school one year later because parents believe this will give them an edge in high school sports that require strength and size.
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  • A 1990 study found that being held back a grade was the third most stressful life event for sixth grade students topped only by the death of a parent or going blind.
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  • Children Learn at Their Own Pace - Homeschooled children aren't rushed or held back waiting for others.
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  • Parents want their children to succeed in this world, but if they are held back by their peers and a shortage of teachers in the public school system, they won't be able to compete.
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  • She has long brown hair, held back with a black band.
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  • Virgo's fearfulness about change can sometimes make Scorpio feel as though she's being held back and prevented from fully expressing her sign.
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  • Federal tax withholding refers to an amount of money held back from each paycheck to pay for taxes on the amount of money earned.
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  • Once again, I held back.
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  • Dean wanted to say the obvious—that the location was her suggestion—but held back.
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  • businessmanss="ex">City businessmen actually believed that racism held back the city but their voices were usually quiet.
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  • The news had come in August, but he'd not been held back by the news and was not resentful.
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