How to use Hold-a-candle in a sentence

hold-a-candle
  • 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.

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  • He couldn't hold a candle to my real father—the one who was there for me all those years.

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  • She didn't hold a candle to Suzie Clements.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • I didn't think mammoths could ever hold a candle to a well-trained battle horse.

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  • 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.

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  • He couldn't hold a candle to my real father—the one who was there for me all those years.

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  • 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.

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  • Modern school desks certainly don't hold a candle to Breadin's old-fashioned gems.

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  • 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.

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  • Quite frankly, millet and amaranth can't hold a candle to the chewy almost gel-like texture of cooked oats.

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  • 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.

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