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Definición de “hold” en inglés

hold

noun     /həʊld/
WITH HANDS [C] B2 the action of holding something or someone, or the way you do this: Keep a tight hold on your tickets .Having in your hands
catch/grab/take, etc hold of sth/sb B2 to start holding something or someone: He tried to escape , but I grabbed hold of his jacket .Having in your hands
get hold of sth/sb B2 to obtain something, or to manage to speak to someone: I got hold of a copy at the local library . I rang three times , but couldn't get hold of her.Communicating and keeping in touch
on hold If a plan or activity is on hold, it will not be done until a later time : The project is on hold until we get more money .Delaying and wasting time waiting to speak to someone on the telephone : His secretary put me on hold.Communicating by telephone
keep hold of sth to keep something: Keep hold of this. You might need it later .Having in your hands
hold on/over sth/sb power or control over something or someone: Their company has a strong hold on the computer market .Power to control
SPACE [C] an area on a ship or aircraft for storing things: a cargo hold → See also get (hold of) the wrong end of the stickParts of ships and boatsParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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