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|present participle||holding off|
|past tense||held off|
|past participle||held off|
He may decide to hold off for a few days.
How much longer can they hold off on political reform?
She held off calling him until the last possible moment.
I held them off with bricks and stones.
They held off a furious late challenge by Fiji to win 37–25.
They can hold off the vote until the election.
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