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English definition of “hold sb/sth down”

hold sb/sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
to keep someone or something in a particular place or position and to stop him, her, or it from moving: He was struggling so much it took three officers to hold him down.
(Definition of hold sb/sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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