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Translation of "hold" - English-Korean dictionary

hold

verb   /həʊld/ ( past tense and past participle held)
A2 to have something in your hand or arms 쥐다 He was holding a glass of wine. She held the baby in her arms.
B1 to keep something in a particular position 유지하다 Can you hold the door open, please? Hold your hand up if you know the answer.
B1 to organize an event 개최하다 They are holding an election. The meeting will be held on Tuesday morning.
B1 to contain something -을 담다 The bucket holds about ten litres.
to keep someone in a place so that the person cannot leave 감금하다 I was held prisoner in a tiny room.
hold it! informal
used to tell someone to wait 기다려 Hold it! I’ve forgotten my coat.
(Definition of hold verb from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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