Translation of "hold" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (SUPPORT) 支撑 uk us /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held)

[ T ] to take and keep something in your hand or arms

Can you hold the bag while I open the door? 我开门时你能帮我拿一下包吗?
He was holding a gun. 他当时正拿着一把枪。
The little girl held her mother's hand. 这个小女孩抓着妈妈的手。
He held her in his arms. 他把她抱在怀里。
[ + obj + adj ] Could you hold the door open, please? 你能扶住门让它一直开着吗?
Rosie held out an apple for the horse. 罗西拿着一个苹果伸向那匹马。
All those who agree please hold up their hand (= raise their arm). 同意的请举手。

[ T ] to support something

Will the rope be strong enough to hold my weight? 这根绳子禁得住我的重量吗?
Each wheel is held on with four bolts. 每个轮胎都由4颗螺栓固定。
The parts are held together with glue. 这些部件是用胶粘在一起的。
hold your nose

to press your nose tightly between thumb and finger in order to close it

I have to hold my nose when I jump into water. 当我跳到水里时必须捏住鼻子。
hold hands

When two people hold hands, one person holds the other person's hand in their hand, especially to show that they love each other

They walked along holding hands. 他们手拉着手向前走。
→ See also hand in hand

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