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English definition of “hold onto sb/sth”

hold onto sb/sth

phrasal verb with hold     /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
C2 to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or your arms: Hold onto the rope and don't let go.Having in your hands
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