English Phrase of the Dayhold on
|English > English|
|1. v. To grasp or grip firmly.|
|Hold on tightly to the railing.|
|2. v. To keep; to store something for someone.|
|Hold on to my umbrella while I ride the roller coaster.|
|3. v. Wait a short while.|
|Hold on while I get my coat.|
|4. v. To remain loyal.|
|He didn't give up his fandom when others did; he held on.|
|5. v. To persist.|
|1. v. To grasp or grip.|
|Hold the pencil like this.|
|2. v. To contain or store.|
|This package holds six bottles.|
|3. v. To maintain or keep to a position or state.:|
|1. adj. In the state of being active, functioning or operating.|
|2. adj. Performing according to schedule.|
|Are we still on for tonight?|
|Is the show still on?|
|3. adj. (chiefly UK, informal, usually negative) Acceptable, appropriate.|
|Well, I guess I wasn't very confident that I could hold on to you. |
It was like you had some hypnotic hold on him.
Hold on there, we ain't fags.
But the American hold on the city always appeared tenuous.
You hold on like a mongoose!
Review Previous Phrases
|hold on||slow motion||first of all||over there|
|calm down||heart attack||come on||as though|
|pop music||speed up||power plant||go away|
|and so forth||on the one hand||here you are||at peace|