Word of the Day (hold out for)-28NOV20

Word of the Day (hold out for)-28NOV20

Today’s “Word of the Day” is hold out for and it is a phrasal verb and its meaning is “refuse to accept what has been offered (in a negotiation, etc.) and continue to demand in hope of getting something more/better”.

Example Sentence: Boris Johnson is holding out for maximum sovereignty (autonomy) – zero commitment to EU norms – and insisting that such regulatory freedom poses no commercial or strategic challenge.

This word is present in The Guardian article The Guardian view on the Brexit endgame: drop the clean break myth and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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