hold the key Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hold the key” in the English Dictionary

"hold the key" in British English

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hold the key

to have ​control of something: Because the two ​mainparties have ​wonalmost the same ​number of ​votes, the ​minoritygroupholds the ​key to the ​result.
(Definition of hold the key from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold the key”
in Chinese (Simplified) 掌控,支配…
in Chinese (Traditional) 掌控,支配…
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