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"hold sth over" in British English

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hold sth over

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phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
to ​delay something: The ​nomination was ​held over until the Senate ​adjourned. If a ​film, ​play, etc. is ​held over, it is ​shown or ​performed more ​times than was ​originallyplanned, usually because it is very ​popular with the ​public.
(Definition of hold sth over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hold sth over" in Business English

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hold sth over

phrasal verb with hold uk   us   /həʊld/ verb (held, held)
to not ​deal with something now, but wait to ​deal with it later: Strike ​negotiations were ​held over until the new ​year. We'll have to ​hold these last ​agendaitems over till the next ​meeting.
(Definition of hold sth over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold sth over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 加映,加演(电影、戏剧等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加映,加演(電影、戲劇等)…
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