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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overhold.

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Examples

  • It was, however, impossible to say what was the actual deficiency; that must depend upon the present value of the shares; these he said he was prepared to give over to his own attorney, if it was thought that by so doing he should be taking the best steps towards repairing the evil he had done; and then he began calculating how much the shares might possibly be worth, and pointing out under what circumstances they should be sold, and under what again they should be overheld till the market had improved.

    The Three Clerks

  • £6,000 won't pay £10,000, and as the same property, if overheld another month or two, in all probability will do so. '

    The Three Clerks

  • ‘The more fool you,’ said Undy,’ if you do it; especially as �000 won’t pay �,000, and as the same property, if overheld another month or two, in all probability will do so.’

    The Three Clerks

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