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English definition of “hold on/tight”

hold on/tight

to make yourself continue to do what you are doing or stay where you are although it is difficult or unpleasant : If you can just hold on I'll go and get some help .Continue and last
(Definition of hold on/tight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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