hold water

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Englisch - Türkisch
{k} geçerli olmak, makul olmak
{k} (deyim) (çoğunlukla olumsuz kullanılır) geçerli olmak,makul olmak
(Fiili Deyim ) 1- su almamak , sızmamak 2- makul olmak , sağlam olmak , inanılmak , tutacak yanı olmak
tutar tarafı olmak
won't hold water
Bkz. hold water
Englisch - Englisch
To withstand scrutiny or criticism; to be valid

Young man, he said, upon this point I can only say that your story is grossly improbable. It won't hold water..

(deyim) (of a theory) appear sound
resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc ; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"
prove sound or valid, stand up to criticism, seem logical and consistent
hold one's head above water
Alternative form of keep one's head above water
hold one's water
To be patient; to control one's impulses
hold one's water
To hold one's urine
this claim won't hold water
there is no substance to the claim, the claim will be rejected because it has no basis
hold water


    hold wa·ter

    Türkische aussprache

    hōld wôtır


    /ˈhōld ˈwôtər/ /ˈhoʊld ˈwɔːtɜr/


    [ 'hOld ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English healdan; akin to Old High German haltan to hold, and perhaps to Latin celer rapid, Greek klonos agitation.