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hold

noun
 
/həʊld/
[no plural] the act of holding something in your hand
握ること, つかむこと
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.
catch, grab, etc. hold of something/someone to start holding something or someone
~をつかむ、 ~をしっかり握る、等
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of something to get something
~を入手する, 手に入れる
I got hold of the book at the local library.
get hold of someone to manage to speak to someone
~を入手する, ~と話をする
I rang three times, but couldn’t get hold of her.
an area on a plane or ship for storing things
船倉, (飛行機の)貨物室
a cargo hold
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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