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English definition of “hold sth over”

hold sth over

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verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
If a film, play, etc. is held over, it is shown or performed more times than was originally planned, usually because it is very popular with the public.Theatre - general words
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