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hold onto/on to sth

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
to keep something you have: Hold on to your ticket - you'll need it later. Lewis held onto the lead until the final lap.
Translations of “hold onto/on to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保留,保存…
in Russian удерживать…
in Turkish elde tutmak, bırakmamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保留,保存…
in Polish utrzymywać coś, trzymać się czegoś…
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