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hold sth over

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verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
to delay something: The nomination was held over until the Senate adjourned. If a film, play, etc. is held over, it is shown or performed more times than was originally planned, usually because it is very popular with the public.
Translations of “hold sth over”
in Chinese (Traditional) 加映,加演(電影、戲劇等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加映,加演(电影、戏剧等)…
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