Traducción de "hold" - Diccionario inglés-catalán

hold

verb uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/ past tense and past participle held

A2 to have something in your hand or arms

aguantar, agafar
He was holding a glass of wine.
She held the baby in her arms.

B1 to keep something in a particular position

mantenir, aguantar
Can you hold the door open, please?
Hold your hand up if you know the answer.

B1 to organize an event

dur a terme, celebrar
They are holding an election.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday morning.

B1 to contain something

contenir, tenir una cabuda de
The bucket holds about ten litres.

to keep someone in a place so that the person cannot leave

retenir, tenir detingut
I was held prisoner in a tiny room.
hold it! informal

used to tell someone to wait

espera!
Hold it! I’ve forgotten my coat.
noun uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/
catch, grab, etc. hold of something/someone

to start holding something or someone

atrapar ac/algú
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of something

to get something

aconseguir ac
I got hold of the book at the local library.
get hold of someone

to manage to speak to someone

aconseguir ac/aconseguir parlar amb algú
I rang three times, but couldn’t get hold of her.

an area on a plane or ship for storing things

bodega
a cargo hold

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