Meaning of “hold someone to something” in the English Dictionary

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"hold someone to something" in American English

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hold someone to something

phrasal verb with hold us /hoʊld/ verb past tense and past participle held /held/

to demand that someone act on a promise or agreement:

They’re holding him to the exact terms of the contract.

(Definition of “hold someone to something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)