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Translation of "hold" - English-Portuguese dictionary

hold

noun   /həʊld/
[no plural] the act of holding something in your hand ação de segurar/pegar Keep a tight hold on your tickets.
catch, grab, etc. hold of something/someone
to start holding something or someone agarrar-se a algo/alguém He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of something
to get something conseguir encontrar/apanhar algo I got hold of the book at the local library.
get hold of someone
to manage to speak to someone conseguir contatar alguém I rang three times, but couldn’t get hold of her.
an area on a plane or ship for storing things porão (de carga) a cargo hold
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