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hold on/tight

to make yourself ​continue to do what you are doing or ​stay where you are ​although it is ​difficult or ​unpleasant: If you can just hold on I'll go and get some ​help.
(Definition of hold on/tight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hold on/tight

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phrasal verb with hold  us   /hoʊld/ verb (past tense and past participle held  /held/ )
to ​continue doing something or ​stayingsomewherealthough it is ​difficult or ​unpleasant to do so: Hold on and I’ll go and get some ​help.
(Definition of hold on/tight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold on/tight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚持下去,继续…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅持下去,繼續…
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