hold verb translation English to Arabic: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "hold" - English-Arabic dictionary


/həʊld/ ( past tense and past participle held)
A2 to have something in your hand or arms
He was holding a glass of wine. She held the baby in her arms.
B1 to keep something in a particular position
Can you hold the door open, please? Hold your hand up if you know the answer.
B1 to organize an event
They are holding an election. The meeting will be held on Tuesday morning.
B1 to contain something
The bucket holds about ten litres.
to keep someone in a place so that the person cannot leave
I was held prisoner in a tiny room.
hold it! informal used to tell someone to wait
Hold it! I’ve forgotten my coat.
(Definition of hold verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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