Let's hold off deciding until I speak with Brennan and see what he can do.
No; hold off on that.
"At least hold off on-- " "Jenn!" he said, gripping her arms.
Maybe you should hold off awhile until your shoulder gets better.
But his navy was not yet strong enough to hold off all raids: it was not till the very end of his reign that he perfected it by building long ships that were nigh twice as large as those of the heathen; some had 60 oars, some more; and they were both steadier and swifter and lighter than the others, and were shaped neither after the Frisian nor after the Danish fashion, but as it seemed to himself that they would be most handy.