How to use Hold-a-candle in a sentence
Anyway, with all the money in his family and the good looks as well, he couldn't hold a candle to Brandon in the charm department.
He couldn't hold a candle to my real father—the one who was there for me all those years.
She didn't hold a candle to Suzie Clements.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
The climate in the south at this time of the year was probably hot, but surely it couldn't hold a candle to the week she had spent in the desert.Advertisement
I didn't think mammoths could ever hold a candle to a well-trained battle horse.
If you loved her enough to destroy the world for her, then you know the pain Kris has been through twice. Hell cannot hold a candle to that kind of pain.
He couldn't hold a candle to my real fatherâ€”the one who was there for me all those years.
Though most other digital photo keychains can't hold a candle to the battery life or the storage space of that particular model, there are some very good alternatives out there that still hold more pictures than a wallet will.
Modern school desks certainly don't hold a candle to Breadin's old-fashioned gems.Advertisement
Due to cost, some people may choose white gold for a similar look, but white gold cannot hold a candle to the white shine of platinum or hold up to as much rough handling.
Quite frankly, millet and amaranth can't hold a candle to the chewy almost gel-like texture of cooked oats.
Librans will appreciate the adventurous side of an Aries, but that won't hold a candle to the perfection they can find in the embrace of a Gemini.