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hold it/that against sb

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)
C2 to like someone less because they have done something ​wrong or ​behavedbadly in the past: He made a ​mistake but I don't ​hold it against him - we all make ​mistakes.
(Definition of hold it/that against sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold it/that against sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因…而)怨恨(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因…而)怨恨(某人)…
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