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hold true

[for something] to be true; [for something] to remain true. Does this rule hold true all the time? Yes, it holds true no matter what.
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hold true

see under hold good.
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Even the most desperate adventurers are nothing compared with him,'' French poet Charles Peguy said 80 years ago - words that still hold true today.
If you build it, they will come" doesn't hold true for this vast new medium.
However, this assumption does not always hold true.
Unfortunately, the saying, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb" doesn't hold true for pests.
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Gilchrest of the Boston University School of Medicine cautions that this finding may not hold true for more frequently exposed skin.
He had no plans and made no special preparations to enter this burgeoning field, which is something that seems to hold true for many of the top black executives in the industry.
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If a councilman can be exonerated and protected in his job, then why shouldn't the same hold true for the Burbank high school science teacher and tennis coach who was found snorting cocaine in his classroom during a lunch break last week?