Traducción de "hold" - Diccionario inglés-polaco

hold

verb uk us /həʊld/ (past tense and past participle held)
IN HAND [ T ]

A2 to have something in your hand or arms

trzymać
He was holding a glass of wine.
They were holding hands and kissing.
KEEP IN POSITION [ T ]

B1 to keep something in a particular position

przytrzymać, trzymać
Can you hold the door open please?
Hold your hand up if you know the answer.
The frame was held together with screws.
ORGANIZE [ T ]

B1 to organize an event

przeprowadzać
to hold talks/an election
CONTAIN [ T ]

B1 to contain something or to be able to contain a particular amount of something

mieścić
The bucket holds about 10 litres.
JOB OR QUALIFICATION [ T ]

to have a particular job, position, or qualification

mieć, zajmować
She held the post of treasurer.
COMPETITION [ T ]

to have a particular position in a competition

mieć, zajmować
to hold the world record
to hold the lead
STORE [ T ]

to store documents, information, etc in a particular place

przechowywać
The documents are held in the local library.
PRISONER [ T ]

B2 to keep someone as a prisoner

przetrzymywać
Police held the suspect overnight.
The hijackers are holding them hostage/prisoner.
ARMY [ T ]

If soldiers hold a place, they control it.

zajmować
Rebel troops held the village.
hold an opinion/belief/view

to believe something

uważać/wierzyć/reprezentować stanowisko
They held the view that corporal punishment was good for children.
hold a conversation

to have a conversation

rozmawiać
hold sb's attention/interest

to keep someone interested in something

utrzymywać czyjąś uwagę/ czyjeś zainteresowanie
The film held my attention from beginning to end.
TELEPHONE [ I, T ]

to wait on the telephone until someone can speak to you

czekać, nie rozłączać się
Her line's busy. Would you like to hold?
Hold the line, please.
NOT BREAK [ I ]

to not break

wytrzymać
The rope held.
Hold it! informal

used to tell someone to wait or stop doing something

Poczekaj!
Hold it! I've forgotten my coat.
hold shares

to own shares (= small, equal parts of the value of a company)

posiadać akcje
hold your breath

B2 to intentionally stop breathing for a time

wstrzymywać oddech

to wait for something to happen, often feeling anxious

czekać z zapartym tchem
hold your nose

to close your nose with your fingers to avoid smelling something unpleasant

zatykać nos → See also hold your own

(Traducción de "hold verb" de Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)