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hold good

To be or remain true, valid, or applicable. The law must hold good for every person in society, not just those who earn the most money. The same holds good today, even with all the recent technological advancements we've made.
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hold good

Also, hold true. Be valid, apply. For example, Does that version of events still hold good? or The account he gave ten years ago holds true today. Shakespeare used these terms frequently. [c. 1300]
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hold ˈgood/ˈtrue

be or remain true, valid, correct, etc: This principle holds true in every case.Will your promise hold good even if you don’t get the money?
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"UNTO you that fear My name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings." Malachi 4,2 "SUN of righteousness !" Whatever other rules hold good in the infinities of outer space, the centre of our world is the sun.
If GEMS could respond swiftly to the appointment of placing women on buses in order to make the little charges safer, the same should hold good for other institutions also.
This reality doesn't hold good when it comes to climate.
After all, a leaf from his book will only hold good," added the source.
Ferdinand Rafanan, chair of the Comelec panel that presided over the bidding of the 7.2-billion peso (Dh548.4 million) poll automation contract, said the original timeline for the elections would hold good despite delays resulting from a dispute between private firms involved in the project.
"Be prepared" does not just hold good for boy scouts, but Cabinet ministers, too.
At the other end of the country, benefit agreements between Inco and the Innu Nation for development of the Voiseys Bay, Labrador, nickel deposit are said to hold good prospects of steady jobs and a productive future for the indigenous people.
If you hold good and loving thoughts in your mind, then the evil thoughts will have little room to take over and become actions.
Therefore the supposedly general conclusions in most of the essays hold good only for Western Europe, and the dutiful attempts to counteract this by inserting occasional paragraphs on Russia and the Ottoman Empire just make this more obvious.
He has four booked rides and all hold good chances, not least Unleash in the gg.com Series Final Juvenile Novices' Hurdle.