How to use Hold in in a sentence

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  • They are harmless and inoffensive creatures, offering no resistance when caught; their principal means of escape being the extraordinary rapidity with which they burrow in the ground, and the tenacity with which they retain their hold in their subterranean retreats.

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  • Edgar, in a speech to St Dunstan and the bishops in synod (in 969), said, "I hold in my hands the sword of Constantine, you that of Peter.

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  • Byzantine territory, threatened Constantinople with a fleet of small craft, obtained as consort for one of their princes, Vladimir I, (q.v.), a sister of the Byzantine emperor on condition of the prince becoming a Christian, adopted Christianity for themselves and their subjects, learned to hold in check the nomadic hordes of the steppe, and formed matrimonial alliances with the reigning families of Poland, Hungary, Norway and France.

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  • It had taken more hold in its original home in the United States of America, and thence it has spread in some degree to most Christian countries.

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  • In the subsequent years the principle, which had already made great progress in Ireland, began to obtain a hold in England and Wales, where, in 1906, there were 145 local co-operative societies with a turn-over of £350,000.

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  • They hold in their hands books turned upside down, and pretend to read through spectacles in which for glass have been substituted bits of orange-peel."

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  • This value does not hold in the case of r - ?

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  • But for some time the Fugitive Slave Law was considered still to hold in the case of fugitives from masters in the border states who were loyal to the Union government, and it was not until the 28th of June 1864 that the Act of 1850 was repealed.

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  • He was his mother's favourite, and she bequeathed to him her English estates, which, however, he was not permitted to hold in his father's lifetime.

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  • Little is known of him except that he belonged to a family of Yemen, was hold in repute as a grammarian in his own country, wrote much poetry, compiled astronomical tables, devoted most of his life to the study of the ancient history and geography of Arabia, and died in prison at San'a in 945.

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  • Matthian system, desired, as they expressed it, " a king whose beard they could hold in their fists," and they found a monarch after their own heart in Wladislaus Jagiello, since 1471 king of Bohemia, who as Wladislaus II.

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  • Early in the I 8th century the industry began to extend over New England and into New Jersey, the German bloomery forge being employed for reducing the ore directly to bar iron, and by the middle of that century it had taken a pretty firm hold in the Atlantic colonies.

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  • Wellington's intimate association for several years with the sovereigns and statesmen of the Grand Alliance, and his experience of the evils which the Alliance existed to hold in check, naturally led him to dislike Canning's aggressive attitude towards the autocratic powers, and to view with some apprehension his determination to break with the European concert.

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  • After the death of Canning in the same year Huskisson accepted the secretaryship of the colonies under Lord Goderich, an office which he continued to hold in the new cabinet formed by the duke of Wellington in the following year.

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  • The electioneering alliances, which were everywhere in vogue, but particularly in Germany, between the Catholics and popular party and the Social Democrats, throw a lurid light upon the character of a movement that certainly went far beyond the intentions of the pope, but which it was now difficult to undo or to hold in check.

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  • For this purpose a large can, whose volume is known, is filled loosely with stones, and the volume of the voids between them is determined by measuring how much water the can will hold in addition to the stones.

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  • In the autumn of 1890 they were able, for the first time, to hold in Germany a general meeting of delegates, which was continued annually.

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  • Those of the great industrialists who belonged to the National Liberals or the Moderate Conservatives did not command that influence which men of their class generally hold in Great Britain, because the influence of Social Democracy banded together the whole of the working men in a solid phalanx of irreconcilable opposition, the very first principle of which was the hostility of classes.

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  • In this conflict the tactical advantage lay with the monarchy; for the Magyars were in a minority in Hungary, their ascendancy was based on a narrow and artificial franchise, and it was open to the king-emperor to hold in terrorem over them an appeal to the disfranchised majority.

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  • Shovel-boards, to hold in right (93) or left hand for scraping up the grain in winnowing, are usual in the XVIIIth Dynasty, and are figured in use in the Old Kingdom Pruning knives with curved blades (94) are Italic, and were made of iron by the Romans.

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  • Randolph, earl of Murray, took the chief hold in the country, Edinburgh castle, by scaling the precipitous rock to the north, while a feigned attack was being made on the accessible southern front.

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  • Panislamic ideas have obtained little hold in this region; in Persia and wherever people are Shiahs the pretensions of the Sultan of Turkey to the headship of the Mahommedan world are rejected, as also in Oman, where the bulk of the population are Ibadhi.

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  • In religion Alaric was an Arian, but he greatly mitigated the persecuting policy of his father Euric towards the Catholics and authorized them to hold in 506 the council of Agde.

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  • The new governor, Ramon Blanco, was like Despujols and many of his predecessors, humane at heart, but he could do little more than hold in check the tyrannical schemes of The the clergy.

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  • The failure to hold in strength the roads on both sides of the Isonzo has never been satisfactorily explained.

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  • Although the Roman party had by this time obtained a firm hold in the north of Ireland, the organization of the Church had not yet received the sanction of the pope.

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  • Harrison's offensive operations being thus checked, he accomplished nothing that summer except to hold in check Proctor, who (May 1-5) besieged him at Fort Meigs, the American advanced post after the disaster of the river Raisin.

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  • We see at once that the Goths hold altogether a different place in Spanish memory from that which they hold in Italian memory.

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  • The French took position at Melegnano to face the Swiss, the Venetians at Lodi to hold in check the Spanish army at Piacenza.

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  • The cabinet determined to prohibit a meeting which the keform League decided to hold in Hyde Park on the 23rd of July, and closed the gates of the park on the people.

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  • Later in the same year the duke of Normandy granted to Robert fitz Harding Berkeley manor and the appurtenant district called "Berkelaihernesse," to hold in fee by the service of one knight or at a rent of loo s.

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  • Of these the most important descended from Maurice of Berkeley, the baron who died in Wallingford hold in 1326.

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  • Eventually, in January 1492, Granada was surrendered, and the king spent some time on the lands which he was allowed to hold in Andalusia.

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  • For war the natives smear themselves in grotesque fashion with lime or ochres, and in some parts hold in their teeth against the chin a face-like mask, supposed to strike terror into the foe, against whom they advance warily (if not timidly), yelling and blowing their war-trumpets.

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  • Even the churches which trace their descent from Calvin's work and faith no longer hold in their entirety his views on the magistrate as the preserver of church purity, the utter depravity of human nature, the non-human character of the Bible, the dealing of God with man.

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  • So important a place did bee-culture hold in the rural economy of the ancient Irish that a lengthy section is devoted to the subject in the Brehon Laws.

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  • The squamosal enters considerably into the formation of the temporal fossa, and, besides sending the zygomatic process forwards, it sends down behind the meatus auditorius a post-tympanic process which aids to hold in place the otherwise loose tympano-periotic bone.

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  • Taran waited uneasily on the sweeping stairs of the ancient hold in the center of Tiyan.

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  • The number of letters that a child can hold in memory is called their Visual Attention Span level (hereafter abbreviated to VAS ).

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  • The Treasury now also allows money you hold in single company peps to be bundled together with funds held in your general PEPs.

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  • There was now no authority left to hold in check the corrupt influences of the harem.

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  • Either husband or wife may hold, manage and dispose of his or her separate property independent of the other, but property which they hold in common is under the management and control of the husband except that he cannot devise by will more than one-half of the community real or personal property, or convey, mortgage or encumber any of the community real estate unless his wife joins him.

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  • Hood's army, which he was ordered to hold in check in order to give Thomas time to prepare for battle (see American Civil War, § 32), was unable immediately to cross the Harpeth river and was compelled to entrench his forces south of the town until his wagon trains and artillery could be sent over the stream by means of two small bridges.

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  • However, along with the happy anticipation, holiday travelers also share concerns about packing and what the airport and flights might hold in store.

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  • Of course, the netting is of little concern, but it is the equipment you hold in your hand (and on your body) that you should be paying serious attention to.

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  • The LoveToKnow Mortgage site has a variety of calculators and expert information on managing one of the largest single debts an individual will hold in a lifetime.

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  • The amount of money used as collateral for the secured Visa card through HUD FCU is put on hold in the share account.

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  • Oil paints hold in moisture and are more prone to cracks and peeling.

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  • The mascara will help to hold in the curl.

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  • You can store thousands of digital photos on your computer, create CDs and slideshows and email your favorite shots to friends and family, but sometimes you want a picture you can hold in your hands and frame.

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  • Although the Internet allows people to preserve their favorite memories in digital scrapbooks if they prefer, some just like the traditional books which they can hold in their hands.

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  • They were initially called nosegays (a small arrangement of flowers) because they started as a tiny bouquet that a girl would hold in her hand.

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  • The role of an addict would soon take hold in real life, as Robert Downey Jr. became an addict himself.

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  • The Celtic cross hails from the Celtic lands of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Wales and Brittany, where it has been used since Christianity took hold in those lands, around 1300 years ago.

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  • Many local specialist stores will be happy to order in items for you that they might not hold in stock, which is personal service the large grocery and household chains often cannot offer.

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  • This bra will hold in your stomach area and where it ends, a tummy shaper can continue the work of giving you a flattering, smooth silhouette.

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  • Some jackets have no lining, while others contain fleece or cotton linings, which feel good next to the body and help hold in warmth.

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  • In fact, molds thrive in buildings because most dwellings hold in moisture somewhere.

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  • Lasting comfort is made possible since the molecules used in the lenses attract and hold in moisture, resulting in lenses less prone to drying out and causing discomfort.

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  • It's ready to drink now, not something to hold in the wine cellar for years.

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  • If you want to have a camper value guide you can hold in your hand, you can get the printed NADA guide or the Kelley Blue Book Official RV Guide.

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  • Functional bladder capacity is the amount of urine a person can hold in the bladder before feeling a strong urge to urinate.

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  • This translates into "step forward on your right foot for count 1, hold in place for count 2, step forward on your left foot for count 3, and then hold the 4th count."

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  • As country western music has taken hold in contemporary culture, the enjoyment has gone beyond the land of the free.

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  • The membranes which surround the baby and hold in the amniotic fluid will rupture, releasing a trickle or a gush of fluid.

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  • What does the future hold in regards to the pregnant man?

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  • If you need some tummy control, choose a suit that has a built in tummy panel; it will hold in the tummy and give a smoother look.

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  • They aren't made to hold in body heat, but rather to wick water away quickly.

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  • By the 800s, the influence of Christianity had taken hold in the lands formerly occupied by the Celts.

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  • Psychometry is the phenomenon of inherently knowing things about an object that you hold in your hands.

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  • Stock up on pens, pencils, paper clips, and other small items during the back-to-school sales most stores hold in July and August.

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  • When you hold in a firm and steady manner, you increase the health benefits of your practice.

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  • Slowly curl your torso up, lifting your hips off the pad and hold in the max contraction position for as long as possible.

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  • They tend to hold in moisture (and they're hot, and not in the sexy way, although they are that, too).

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  • They work because they hold in water to improve your skin's texture.

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  • Many people are unaware of the existence of the deep state, let alone what influence this shadowy group may hold in Washington.

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  • This element was introduced via Torres Strait, and spread down the Queensland coast to portions of the New South Wales littoral, and also round the Gulf of Carpentaria, but has never been able to obtain a hold in the more arid interior.

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  • If for no other reason than the prominent place they hold in art, it would not be right to pass by the Stigmata without a special mention.

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  • It should also here be noticed that the changes introduced into the holding of the fiefs, whether by altering their boundaries or substituting Frankish for Lombard vassals, were chief among the causes why the feudal system took no permanent hold in Italy.

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