Meaning of “hold on to/onto sth/sb” in the English Dictionary


"hold on to/onto sth/sb" in Business English

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hold on to/onto sth/sb

phrasal verb with hold uk /həʊld/ us verb held, held

[ T ] to keep something or someone that is important or useful:

I held onto the tech shares after the stock market fell because I knew they would recover.
You should hold on to her, she's too good to lose to a competitor.

(Definition of “hold on to/onto sth/sb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)