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Gray vs. grey? What's the difference?
. Be valid, apply. For example,
Does that version of events still hold good?
The account he gave ten years ago holds true today
. Shakespeare used these terms frequently.
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(...) other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
(...) render it, can be shown, in medieval literature, to hold good of the two large groups of...
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