Translation of "hold" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (MAKE HAPPEN) 使发生 uk us /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held)

to make something, especially a meeting or an election happen

Could we hold a meeting to discuss this tomorrow afternoon? 明天下午我们开会讨论这件事好吗?
The election will be held on 8th of August. 选举将于8月8日举行。
I find it's almost impossible to hold a sensible conversation with her. 我发现几乎不可能和她进行理智的谈话。

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