hold verb (KEEP) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "hold" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [T] (KEEP)
/həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held)
to keep something, especially when it might have been lost
I asked the shop to hold the dress for me until this afternoon.
You have to be a fairly good speaker to hold an audience's attention/interest.
Keeping and storing things
to keep someone in a place so that they cannot leave
The police are holding several people in custody (= at the police station) for questioning.
[+ obj + noun ] The terrorists held him hostage for 18 months.
I was held prisoner in a tiny attic room.
Putting people in prisonArresting and charging
(Definition of hold verb (KEEP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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