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English definition of “hold onto sb/sth”

hold onto sb/sth

verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
C2 to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or your arms: Hold onto the rope and don't let go.
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