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hold

noun
 
 
/həʊld/
WITH HANDS [C] B2 when you hold something or someone, or the way you do this
удерживание, захват
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.Having in your hands
catch/grab/take, etc hold of sth/sb B2 to start holding something or someone
хватать, хвататься за что-либо
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.Having in your hands
get hold of sth/sb B2 to obtain something, or to manage to speak to someone
доставать, добывать что-либо, заставать кого-либо
I got hold of a copy at the local library. I rang three times, but couldn't get hold of her.Communicating and keeping in touch
on hold If a plan or activity is on hold, it will not be done until a later time.
приостановленный, замороженный
The project is on hold until we get more money.Delaying and wasting time
waiting to speak to someone on the telephone
ожидание (ответа по телефону)
His secretary put me on hold.Communicating by telephone
keep hold of sth to keep something
хранить, сохранять
Keep hold of this. You might need it later.Having in your hands
hold on/over sth/sb power or control over something or someone
влияние, власть
Their company has a strong hold on the computer market.Power to control
SPACE [C] an area on a ship or aircraft for storing things
трюм, грузовой отсек
a cargo hold →  See also get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick Parts of ships and boatsParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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