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English definition of “hold sth down ”
hold sth down — Phrasal Verb with hold
/həʊld/ verb (held, held)
› to keep something at a low level or to prevent it from rising: The Fed held down interest rates to encourage growth in the economy.
› to be able to keep a job: He couldn't hold down a job for more than a few months at a time. She had three children, and still managed to hold down a full-time job.