Hold-it sentence example

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  • Will you two hold it down for a few minutes?

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  • It took all I could muster to hold it together.

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  • He continued to hold it but pointed it downward.

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  • Perhaps the most rudimentary form of snare arose from the spinning of threads round the mouth of the tube to hold it in place.

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  • The land is wholly in the possession of the natives, who hold it on the communal system.

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  • This measure obliged all the great dignitaries, and the principal towns also, according to their means, to maintain a banderium of five hundred horsemen, or a proportional part thereof, and hold it ready, at the first summons, thus supplying the crown with a standing army 76,875 strong.

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  • A cap merely intended to cover in the hair and hold it together was called KEKpu¢aaos.

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  • He did not indeed hold it very long, but was permitted to sell it for a large sum, retaining the rank and privileges.

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  • Their descendants styled themselves of Berkeley, and in 1200 the town was confirmed to Robert of Berkeley with toll, soc, sac, &c., and a market on whatever day of the week he chose to hold it.

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  • A weight is moved along the arm of one of the beams until it just keeps the brake steady midway between the stops which must be provided to hold it when the weight fails to do so.

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  • Andros in Massachusetts was received, they took possession on the 31st of May 1689 of Fort James (at the southern end of Manhattan Island), renamed it Fort William and announced their determination to hold it until the arrival of a governor commissioned by the new sovereigns.

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  • He may be impeached in one case only - namely, for high treason, on the motion of the Chamber of Deputies; and his only punishment, if found guilty, is the loss of his office and disability ever to hold it again.

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  • Hence this power can be measured by the torsion which must be applied to the movable coil of the wattmeter to hold it in the normal position against the action of the forces tending to displace it.

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  • On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.

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  • Soon after his accession William Rufus gave it to the bishop of Durham, whose successors continued to hold it until it was taken over by the ecclesiastical commissioners in 1865.

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  • Section II of the act ordered, inter alia, that the trial of every election petition shall be conducted before a puisne judge of one of the common law courts at Westminster and Dublin; that the said courts shall each select a judge to be placed on the rota for the trial of election petitions; that the said judges shall try petitions standing for trial according to seniority or otherwise, as they may agree; that the trial shall take place in the county or borough to which the petition refers, unless the court should think it desirable to hold it elsewhere.

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  • When disturbed the soles raise this black fin and, as a rule, hold it rigid so that it becomes a very conspicuous object.

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  • The pretty elaborate appliances, tongs or their equivalent, which would be needed to enable him to hold it conveniently while hot, could hardly have been devised till a very much later period; but then he may have been content to forge it inconveniently, because the great ease with which it mashes out when hot, perhaps pushed with a stout stick from the fire to a neighbouring flat stone, would compensate for much inconvenience.

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  • After the battle of Naseby he took the situation of chaplain to Colonel Whalley's regiment, and continued to hold it till February 1647.

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  • Ahmed Alis force was completely routed and himself killed, and in the following July Colonel Baratieri, with 2500 men, made a fine forced march from Agordat, surprised and captured Kassala on the I7th of that month, and continued to hold it for three years and a half.

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  • Many readers hold it to be the best, as it is certainly the most characteristic, of Carlyle's books.

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  • It is of such exceeding strangeness and beauty that it might have been thought it would be protected by the natives; but they hold it alive before a fire till its beautiful eyes burst in order to afford a supposed remedy for ophthalmia!

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  • Soft clay was then carefully laid on to strengthen the mould, in considerable thickness, till the whole statue appeared like a shapeless mass of clay, round which iron hoops were bound to hold it all together.

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  • Any person admitted to the cultivation of land is entitled to hold it for seven years at the same rent, which may not be advanced by more than 64% at the end of the term.

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  • Though the tribes along the road were rising, Suetonius succeeded in reaching London, only however to find himself too weak to hold it.

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  • It may be noted here that, while Cavendish adhered to the phlogistic doctrine, he did not hold it with anything like the tenacity that characterized Priestley; thus, in his 1784 paper on "Experiments on Air," he remarks that not only the experiments he is describing, but also "most other phenomena of nature seem explicable as well, or nearly as well," upon the Lavoisierian view as upon the commonly believed principle of phlogiston, and he goes on to give an explanation in terms of the antiphlogistic hypothesis.

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  • In 1688, during Louis XIV.'s invasion of the Palatinate, the castle was taken, after a long siege, by the French, who blew part of it up when they found they could not hope to hold it (March 2, 1689).

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  • After the dissolution of the monasteries the manor was sold in 1542 to Henry Clifford, 2nd earl of Cumberland, whose descendants, the dukes of Devonshire, now hold it.

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  • Richard did hun homage or Leinster, engaging to hold it as a palatine earldom, and not .o claim the name or rights of a king.

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  • When this stage of swarming is reached the bee-keeper has but to take his hiving skep, hold it under the swarm, and shake the bees into it, preparatory to transferring them into a frame-hive already prepared for their re ception.

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  • The Arab invasion of North Africa in the 7th century, which turned Egypt into a Mahommedan country, had not the same effect in Nubia, the Moslems, though they frequently raided the country, being unable to hold it.

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  • The demon says a female heir cannot hold it.

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  • Once peach leaf curl gets a hold it is very difficult to control.

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  • Using balloon dilation this is expanded into a narrow artery to hold it open.

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  • Place the last ball on top of the lot & hold it in place with the tip of your index & middle fingers.

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  • The heavier the surface texture the more pastel can be applied before you need fixative to hold it on.

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  • Where a party fails to attend a hearing then the Committee may either adjourn the hearing or hold it in the party's absence.

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  • G is brighter but also more strident and some hold it to be too raucous.

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  • Take a fairly blunt scalpel and hold it in one hand.

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  • The doctor will put a speculum into your vagina to hold it open.

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  • Not too sticky, just enough to hold it to the screen well.

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  • I also got to hold it - it felt almost velvety, and its grip was very strong.

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  • After the union of Schleswig and Holstein under the Danish crown, the Danevirke fell into decay, but in 1848 it was hastily strengthened by the Danes, who were, however, unable to hold it in face of the superiority of the Prussian artillery, and on the 23rd of April it was stormed.

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  • If this pressure is not relieved in some way, the train may be derailed either (I) by " climbing " the outer rail, with injury to that rail and, generally, to the corresponding wheel-flanges; (2) by overturning about the outer rail as a hinge, possibly without injury to rails or wheels; or (3) by forcing the outer rail outwards, occasionally to the extent of shearing the spikes that hold it down at the curve, thus spreading or destroying the track.

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  • In spite of this vigorous coercion Cassius came to terms with Alexander, before he returned to the Euphrates to hold it against the Parthians.

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  • The emperor having beaten Blucher, the latter must fall back to rally and re-form, and call in Billow, who had only reached the neighbourhood of Gembloux on June 16; whilst on the other flank Ney, reinforced by D'Erlon's fresh corps, lay in front of Wellington, and the marshal could fasten upon the Anglo-Dutch army and hold it fast during the early morning of June 17, sufficiently long to allow the emperor to close round his foe's open left flank and deal him a deathblow.

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  • Indignant protest in Cape Town and throughout South Africa, as well as England, led to the despatch g P in October 1884 of the Warren expedition, which was sent out by the British government to remove the filibusters, to bring about peace in the country, and to hold it until further measures were decided upon.

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  • He can sell the certificate, use it as collateral, or hold it for the future.

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  • I attracted her attention by showing her my watch and letting her hold it in her hand.

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  • It was amusing to see her hold it before her eyes and spell the sentences out on her fingers, just as I had done.

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  • By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.

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  • He seized the door, making a final effort to hold it back--to lock it was no longer possible--but his efforts were weak and clumsy and the door, pushed from behind by that terror, opened and closed again.

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  • It's shaped to look just like a bassinet, so the cake is actually 3-D in shape, and requires quite a bit of frosting to hold it together.

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  • You push a button down corresponding to the day of the month that you want to record a message for and simply hold it down while speaking into the calendar.

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  • You can attach the other end of the ribbon to a pole or just hold it and jiggle it for your cat.

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  • If you want to see where your energy leaks are, you can use a candle on a windy day and hold it up to various windows and doors.

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  • Take the tile sample and hold it level with floor and lift in front of you to eye level.

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  • To find where your brow should go, take a long eye shadow brush or pencil and hold it parallel to the side of your nose.

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  • To play, when Squidward is not looking, click the left mouse button and hold it down to make SpongeBob creep ever closer to the present.

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  • Separating yourself from the environment and forcing your mind to give up the hold it has on stress will allow you to feel at peace (mind and body), so you can come back in a new place within yourself - free from stress.

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  • Grasp the tape between your thumb and index finger and hold it taunt across the fullest part of your bust.

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  • Giving your gift as you greet the graduate will make it awkward because it's a busy time and he or she will have to find someone to hold it.

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  • If it's too wet, add more oats or some breadcrumbs to hold it together.

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  • Loss of appetite - Your dog may show awareness of food and water, and may even lick it when you hold it out to him.

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  • Keep the dog in the crate at all times when you are not home, but don't stay away too long or the dog won't be able to hold it.

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  • Some people pick up their bass for the first time and don't even know how to hold it properly.

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  • They then color it for both looks to hide the matting supporting it in mosaic form or mortar to hold it in place.

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  • The wire is intricately wound around a stone to hold it into place, incorporating the unique design into many different jewelry types.

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  • These are typically set in rub over settings which means that they are fitted snugly into a setting of metal which is gently rubbed along the contours of the stone to hold it tight.

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  • After you remove the jewelry from the salt water solution, hold it underneath a running faucet to remove the salt.

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  • Make sure the tie doesn't twist when you hold it up by the narrow end.

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  • It's preferable to buy your first designer tie in person so you can hold it up or try it on, but definitely shop around to see if you can land a great tie at a bargain.

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  • If your tummy is a problem spot, wear a body shaper to hold it in for the most flattering silhouette.

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  • Another option, if you have a repair kit, use the rubber rings over the hinge to hold it into place.

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  • If this has happened, you can simply replace the screw with one from a kit or use a pin to hold it until you are able to get the right size screw.

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  • If this has happened, try a fast-bonding glue to hold it together.

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  • What you don't want to do is hold it at arm's length like you may be used to doing in order to see the print.

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  • Whoever has possession of the umbrella must hold it at all times or drop it on the ground.

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  • Hold X to pull back your bow, the longer you hold it the more powerful your shot, and then let go.

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  • Whoever can hold it on to it the longest, performing the most "style" moves and getting the most tackles, wins.

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  • Touch your dog's front paw and hold it for a moment.

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  • Tap the A button for a "weak" grapple manuever, and hold it for a "strong" grapple manuever.

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  • Just hold it up to a bright light source and hold your hand behind it with your fingers outspread.

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  • The new S'mores Campfire Grill Basket solves both of these problems when you assemble your S'more place several in the basket and hold it over the fire to melt.

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  • There are codes that mean to lengthen or shorten a note, like brackets around a number that mean to hold it until a dot appears on the screen, or the number eight or nine signaling a shortened or lengthened note respectively.

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  • In addition, a mesh tube (called a stent) may be placed inside the artery to help hold it open.

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  • A temporary metal pin may also be inserted into the bone to hold it in place until bone growth occurs.

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  • The Ponseti method requires that a doctor stretch the child's affected foot toward its anatomically correct position and hold it in place with a cast.

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  • After six months, infants are usually able to manipulate a cup and hold it by the handle.

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  • Fibrin forms strands that add bulk to a forming blood clot to hold it in place and help "plug" an injured blood vessel wall.

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  • Stretch the hair in various directions and finish with a generous amount of hair spray to hold it all in place.

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  • You are about to move from your home, but you are going to maintain the home as a rental property, and you want to lower the monthly payments as much as possible before you no longer hold it as a primary residence.

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  • Allow the creased edge of the second piece of paper to rest against the handle of the gun, to hold it in place.

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  • You cannot use glue, tape or other adhesives to hold it in place.

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  • Featuring a molded bottom that just barely covers your front and a thong back, it eliminates tan lines and the need for anything to hold it up.

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  • It has grommets in all four corners and comes with camping stakes to hold it in place.

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  • The simplest way to convert a sarong into a dress over a bathing suit is to hold it under your arms, making two bunches.

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  • With this style, the breasts are covered, but the fabric that does the job is connected directly to the waistband of the bottom and there isn't much to hold it in place.

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  • Better Batter is similar to t-ball, except instead of placing a ball on a stand to hold it in place while the child swings, the toy suspends the ball in the air.

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  • The forms and mannequins include slits for pushing the fabric through to hold it in place.

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  • If you find a dress you love in this style, hold it in natural light to see how well the light plays off the dress.

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  • KitchenAid blenders have four rubber feet on the bottom of the appliance that hold it securely in place.

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  • All you need to do is unfold the opener, hold it in your hand and hook it to the edge of a can.

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  • To set the wick, you simply add a bit of melted wax to the tab, center it in your container, and hold it upright while you pour the wax into the container.

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  • Once the wax is poured, center the wick and hold it in place with a clothespin laid sideways across the mouth of the jar.

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  • Press the edge of the beeswax sheet into the candle to hold it in place.

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  • If I told you that you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?

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  • This gift includes scented rose petals, massage oils, candles and a bag to hold it all.

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  • If I told you you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?

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  • Having a strap on the front, being able to hold it with your hand at your waist, actually makes your purse your most obvious accessory and increases the femininity of its appearance.

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  • A sterilized clamp will be used to pull up the navel tissue and hold it firmly in place.

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  • To airbrush a design using the stencil, mold the stencil to the skin and hold it in place at the edges with your fingertips.

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  • Wide bangle bracelets in a chaotic array of colors, designs, and materials draw the eye of the beholder while the superior, stylistic features hold it firmly in place.

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  • The Shakti 2-strap Butterfly Top which provides adequate coverage and two straps hold it in place, even during the most rigorous practices.

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  • You have to be careful to only hold it by the edges on the outside and in the center.

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  • What I'm trying to get at is that you should look at your bead store's website, but you shouldn't hold it against the shop if there is very limited information posted and no way to order online.

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  • Touch your chest lightly with the barbell (or dumbbells), hold it for a count of two, then reverse the motion.

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  • Grab the bar and hold it with your elbows tucked in against your sides.

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  • Lift your butt off the floor a few inches and hold it still for a 20-count and return.

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  • Grab a thick rope attached to the lower cable pulley and hold it like you'd hold two hammers.

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  • These stretches are static, which means that you assume the position and hold it for about 30 seconds.

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  • Simply draw your belly in and hold it tight for ten seconds.

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  • To activate the golgi tendon reflex, lean into your stretch and hold it for about 10 seconds.

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  • For instance, if you were performing shoulder raises, you could perform 11 regular repetitions, but on the twelfth rep, you could lift the weight and hold it in place for 10 to 20 seconds.

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  • Grip the dumbbell in both hands and hold it up above your head with your arms extended to the ceiling.

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  • Completely submerge the turkey in the brine; use a heavy plate to hold it down if it floats.

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  • Another negative is that the material used to hold it together, such as a balloon, is generally pretty delicate.

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  • Using your measuring tape, hold it horizontally and measure around the fullest part of the bust.

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  • In 2011, Spears' album Femme Fatale spawned the hit Hold It Against Me, and with it, she became the second artist in history (Mariah Carey being the first) to have two consecutive singles debut at number one on the charts.

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  • Chorus - This is real, this is me/I'm exactly where I'm supposed to be, now/Gonna let the light, shine on me/Now I've found, who I am/There's no way to hold it in/No more hiding who I want to be/This is me.

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  • Tie the end of the wick to the skewer to hold it straight.

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  • Use hot glue to hold it in place, or special wire used in jewelry-making.

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  • A Persian fleet still held the sea, but it effected little, and presently fresh Graeco-Macedonian squadrons began to hold it in check.

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  • But this scattered and heterogeneous empire required a large standing army and a strong central government to hold it together.

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  • In the war which preceded this peace (generally known as the Thirty Years' War) Alsace had been so terribly devastated by the Swedes and the French that the German emperor found himself unable to hold it.

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