Translation of "hold on" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

hold on

phrasal verb with hold uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/ verb held, held

B1 informal used to tell someone to wait for a short time

Hold on, I'll check in my diary. 等一下,我要查查我的记事簿。

C1 informal used to say that you are confused or surprised by something that you have just heard or read and want to understand it:

Now hold on, Ed, that wasn't what we agreed at all!

C1 to manage to stay alive or to deal with a difficult situation:

We just had to hold on until help arrived.

to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or arms

She held on tightly to his waist. 她紧紧抱住了他的腰。

(Translation of “hold on” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)