hold noun translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "hold" - English-Portuguese dictionary


[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
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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