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

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"hold sb to sth" in British English

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hold sb to sth

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

to make someone do what they promised or agreed to do:

We'll hold him to the exact terms of the contract.

(Definition of “hold sb to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)