hold out on (someone or something)(redirected from hold out on one)
hold out on (someone or something)
To keep something a secret from someone or something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hold" and "out." Are you holding out on me? Do you know more details about the merger then you're letting on?
hold (something) out on (someone or something)
to keep news or something of value from someone or a group. What's going on? Are you holding something out on me? Don't hold out on the city council. They have ways of finding out everything.
hold out on (someone)
To withhold something from: Don't hold out on me; start telling the truth.