Bedeutung von “cling (on) to sth” — Learner’s Dictionary

cling (on) to sth

phrasal verb with cling us uk /klɪŋ/ verb [ I ] past tense and past participle clung

to try very hard to keep something:

He clung on to power for ten more years.

(Definition von “cling (on) to sth” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)