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Definition of hold water

hold water

verb

  • to be inadequate. Usually said of an argument.
    I don't think your argument holds water.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Good Advices", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 26 2010.

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