1. Hold out :
She helds out her hand. （她身出手）
The water supply will hold out only until tomorrow night.
We managed to hold out for three days against the enemy.
D. 堅持某一立場到 ......為止
The union held out for a 6% raise. (工會堅持百分之六的加薪。)
2. Hold off ：
It might be wise to hold off making any decisions until after the results
come out. ( 在結果出來前，勿輕舉妄動才是明智之舉。)
A handful of soldiers held off several enemy attacks.
( 一群士兵抗拒了敵人數波的攻勢 )
The rain held off, and the barbecue went ahead as planned.
3. Hold over
The wedding ceremony was held over for unknown reasons.
You're not going to keep holding that over me, are you?
4. Hold up
I was held up in the traffrice. （我陷在車陣中結果遲到了。)
The gunman held up the bank. (一個槍手搶劫了銀行。)