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Definición de “hold” en inglés


verb (SUPPORT)    /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held, held)
A2 [T] to take and keep something in your hand or arms : Can you hold the bag while I open the door ? He was holding a gun . The little girl held her mother's hand . He held her in his arms . [+ obj + adj ] Could you hold the door open , please ? Rosie held out an apple for the horse . All those who agree , please hold up your hand (= raise your arm ).Having in your hands [T] to support something: Will the rope be strong enough to hold my weight ? Each wheel is held on with four bolts . The parts are held together with glue .Having in your hands hold your nose to press your nose tightly between thumb and finger in order to close it: I have to hold my nose when I jump into water .Having in your hands hold hands A2 When two people hold hands , one person holds the other person's hand , especially to show that they love each other: They walked along holding hands . → See also hand in handShowing affectionTouching and feeling
(Definition of hold verb (SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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