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Polish translation of “hold”

hold

noun     /həʊld/
WITH HANDS [C] B2 when you hold something or someone, or the way you do this
chwyt
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.Having in your hands
catch/grab/take, etc hold of sth/sb B2 to start holding something or someone
złapać coś/kogoś , chwycić coś/kogoś
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.Having in your hands
get hold of sth/sb B2 to obtain something, or to manage to speak to someone
znaleźć coś/kogoś , złapać kogoś
I got hold of a copy at the local library. I rang three times, but couldn't get hold of her.Communicating and keeping in touch
on hold If a plan or activity is on hold, it will not be done until a later time.
odłożony na później
The project is on hold until we get more money.Delaying and wasting time
waiting to speak to someone on the telephone
oczekujący (przy telefonie)
His secretary put me on hold.Communicating by telephone
keep hold of sth to keep something
zatrzymać coś , nie wyrzucać czegoś
Keep hold of this. You might need it later.Having in your hands
hold on/over sth/sb power or control over something or someone
kontrola nad czymś/kimś
Their company has a strong hold on the computer market.Power to control
SPACE [C] an area on a ship or aircraft for storing things
ładownia
a cargo hold → See also get (hold of) the wrong end of the stickParts of ships and boatsParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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