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Inflections of 'hold' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
holds
v 3rd person singular
holding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
held
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
held
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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ترجمات رئيسية
الإنجليزيةالعربية
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp)يمسك
 She holds her child's hand when they cross the street.
 تمسك بيد طفلها أثناء عبور الشارع.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (contain)يسع
 This container holds four litres of liquid.
 هذه العلبة تسع أربعة لترات من السائل.
hold [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (embrace)يعانق
 The couple held each other tightly. The mother held her crying child.
 عانق الزوجان بعضهما البعض بقوة. عانقت الأم طفلها الباكي.
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (on phone: wait)ينتظر
 Can you hold for a minute while I check that information for you?
 هل بإمكانك أن تنتظر دقيقة ريثما أراجع هذه المعلومات لك؟
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (adhere)يصمد
  يبقى...
 Is that knot going to hold?
 هل ستبقى هذه العقدة مشدودة؟
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (telephone) (في الاتصالات الهاتفية)انتظار
 He was placed on hold for five minutes when he called.
 وُضع على الانتظار لمدة خمس دقائق عندما اتصل
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grasp)تمسّك
 He had a tight hold on his daughter's wrist.
 تمسّك برسغ ابنته تمسّكًا شديدًا.
 
ترجمات إضافية
الإنجليزيةالعربية
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ship: storage area) (في سفينة)عنبر
 The dry food was kept down in the hold.
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wrestling)مسكة مصارعة
 The wrestler used a special hold to defeat his opponent.
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mental grasp)فهم
 The new president's hold on difficult policy issues was not strong.
hold,
cargo hold
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(plane: cargo storage)عنبر
 Pets travel in crates in the hold.
hold,
baggage hold
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(plane: bag storage)عنبر
 The airline carries wheelchairs free of charge in the hold.
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (continue to resist)يصمد
 The dam has held through all the storms that have passed.
hold at [sth] vi + prep (not change state)يبقى، يظلّ
 The water level held at two feet above sea level.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (possess)يملك، يقتني
 Leah holds the keys to the car.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (continue to have)يحافظ على شيء
 His son can't hold a job; he keeps getting fired.
hold that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (believe that)يرى
 The professor holds that it is best to learn a foreign language at the earliest age possible.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take)يحمل
 Could you hold this box for me for a minute?
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (own)يمتلك
 She holds the land, but it is used by the entire family.
hold [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have in custody)يعتقل
 The police held the suspect in custody.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (retain)يحتفظ بشيء
 We held some cash in Euros in case of emergency.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (engage in)ينهمك، ينخرط
  يجري
 I don't hold discussions with silly people.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (accommodate)يستوعب شيئًا، يتسع لشيء
 This conference room holds up to forty people.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (military: defend)يصمد في شيء، يحتفظ بشيء
 The rebels held their position for ten hours until reinforcements arrived.
 احتفظ المتمردون بموقعهم عشر ساعات حتى وصول التعزيزات
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (military: occupy)يحتل
 The army sought to hold the strategic mountaintop.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (course: maintain)يحتفظ بشيء، يلزم شيئًا
 Hold your current course for the next one hundred kilometres.
 الزم مسارك الحالي طوال المئة كيلومتر التالية
hold that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (believe, consider)يعتبر، يرى
 He holds that those actions should be illegal.
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (meeting, event: conduct)يعقد
 We will hold the meeting in the conference room. The museum will hold a lecture on Renaissance art next week.
 سنعقد الاجتماع في غرفة المؤتمرات
hold [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have: an opinion) (رأي، موقف...)يمتلك، لديه
 We know that not all party members hold the same position on this issue.
  هل هناك شيء مهم ناقص؟ أبلغ عن خطأ أو اقترح تحسينًا.

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أفعال مركّبيّة
الإنجليزيةالعربية
hold [sth] against [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (resent [sb] for [sth])يكنّ الضغينة لشخص على شيء
 They still hold my past mistakes against me.
 ما زالوا يكنّون لي الضغينة على أخطائي الماضية.
hold [sb] back vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (restrain [sb] physically)يوقف شخصًا، يضبط شخصًا، يمسك شخصًا
 The boys started fighting so teachers came to hold them back.
hold [sth] back vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (restrain, keep under control) (غضبه)يكبت، يضبط
  (دموعه)يحبس
 He held back his anger until the children had gone to bed. She had had such a bad day, she couldn't hold back the tears any longer.
hold [sb] back vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (hinder [sb]'s progress)يمنع شخصًا، يعيق شخصًا
 She wants to be an actress but a lack of talent is holding her back.
hold [sth] back vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (not divulge [sth](يمتنع عن كشف شيء)يخفي شيئًا
 She said she had told him all about her previous marriage, but he suspected she was holding something back.
hold [sth] back vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (withhold, not give [sth])يبقي شيئًا، يحتفظ بشيء
 He didn't give me all the money today, he's holding back half of it till the work is finished.
hold back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (repress feelings)يكبت مشاعره
 She is always holding back, afraid to share her true feelings.
hold [sth/sb] down,
hold down [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(restrain or repress)يقيد شيئًا/شخصًا
hold down [sth],
hold [sth] down
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (keep from losing) (في وظيفة)يبقى، يصمد
 I've been fired four times. I just can't hold down a job!
hold down [sth],
hold [sth] down
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(food: not eject as vomit) (الطعام)يحبس، يُبقي، لا يتقيأ
hold down [sth/sb],
hold [sth/sb] down
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(restrain)يثبّت شخصًا/شيئًا، يمسك بشخص/بشيء
 Hold his arms down so he'll stop hitting me!
hold fast to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (firmly, tightly)يُربط بإحكام
 The rope held fast to the boat.
 رُبط الحبل بإحكام بالمركب
hold fast to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (uphold: principle, idea)يتمسّك، يتشبّث
 He holds fast to his socialist principles.
hold off vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (bad weather: be delayed)يحتبس
 I hope the rain holds off till we get home.
hold off doing [sth],
hold off from doing [sth],
hold off on doing [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(refrain, delay)يؤخّر شيئًا، يوقف شيئًا
 Please hold off playing the drums until after I've gone!
hold [sth/sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (prevent attack)يصد شخصًا/شيئًا، يقاوم شخصًا/شيئًا
 The soldiers managed to hold off the attacking forces for three days.
hold on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (stay courageous or patient)يصمد، يصبر
 I know you are upset, but you must hold on for the sake of the children.
hold on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (wait, maintain position)ينتظر، يلزم مكانه
 Hold on till I get there!
hold on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (telephone)ينتظر
 "Can I talk to Camille?" "Hold on. I'll see if she's here."
hold on to [sth/sb],
hold onto [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(grasp, clutch)يتمسّك بشيء/بشخص، يتشبّث بشيء/بشخص
 If you think you are going to slip, hold on to my arm.
hold onto [sth],
hold on to [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(keep, maintain despite difficulty)يحافظ على شيء، يحفظ شيئًا
 In all the years of poverty, she managed to hold onto her dignity.
hold out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (last, be sufficient)يدوم، يكفي
 I don't think the cattle feed is going to hold out until Christmas, we must order more.
hold out on [sb] vi phrasal + prep (refuse to give [sth] to [sb])يمتنع عن إعطاء شيء
hold out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (continue to resist)يواصل الرفض
  يصمد، يواصل المقاومة
 Keep asking her for a date, she can't hold out much longer.
hold out against [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep (continue to resist)يصمد في وجه شيء/شخص
 The remote mountain village held out against the foreign armies. I'm holding out against joining Facebook.
hold out for [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (wait)ينتظر شيئًا
hold [sth] over vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (postpone)يؤجّل
hold [sb] to [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (expect [sb] to honour [sth])يتوقع من شخص الالتزام بشيء
  يحمّله مسؤولية كلامه
 He said he would come and see me and I'll hold him to that. You made a promise and we will hold you to your word.
 قال إنه سيأتي لرؤيتي وأتوقع منه الالتزام بذلك.
 قطعتَ لي وعدًا وسأحمّلك مسؤولية كلامك.
hold together vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (not fall apart)يتماسك
 Incorporate the liquid into the dry ingredients until they hold together.
hold together vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (stay unified)يبقى متوحد
 The team managed to hold together for the win.
hold [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (support)يدعم، يسند
 The pillar is holding up the roof.
hold [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (keep waiting)يؤخّر شخصًا
hold [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (delay)يؤخّر
hold up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (endure, maintain under pressure)يتحمل، يصبر
 How are you holding up with all the work?
hold [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (rob at gunpoint)يسطو على شيء
  هل هناك شيء مهم ناقص؟ أبلغ عن خطأ أو اقترح تحسينًا.

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صيغ مركبة:
الإنجليزيةالعربية
catch hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp, grab)يفهم
  يقتني
 Mr. Jones caught hold of Mark by the collar and dragged him off to see the headmaster.
Don't hold your breath. interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (be patient)لاتتوقع شيئاً بسرعة
firm hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (secure grasp)مقبض ثابت
 The army chief had a firm hold on power in the region.
get a hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (grasp)يتحكم
 Get a firm hold of the load and make sure it is not too heavy before you lift.
get hold of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (obtain [sth])يحصل على شيء
 Can you tell me where I can get hold of a watch like yours? You need to get hold of a copy of his birth certificate.
get hold of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (reach, contact [sb])يتصل بشخص
 I've been trying to get hold of him all week, but he's always out.
get hold of [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (grasp)يمسك بشخص/بشيء
 She got hold of his arm and pulled him towards her.
grab hold of [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (physically: grasp)يمسك باليد
 Bella jumped on the back of Jacob's motorcycle and grabbed hold of his body. Grab hold of the rope so that I can pull you up!
grab hold of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (idea, opportunity: seize)ينتهز شيئًا
 Dean grabbed hold of the opportunity to visit the beach a few times.
have a hold on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (grasp firmly)يحكم سيطرته على شيء
 Sally had a hold on the horse's reins.
have a hold on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (account: be blocked) (حساب بنكي ممنوع من الاستخدام)يجمد حساباً
 Any check I deposit has a hold on it for 7 days.
have a hold on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (exert control)فرض سيطرته على شخص
 In New Jersey, Democrats have had a hold on the Senate seats for many years.
have [sth] in store for [sb],
hold [sth] in store for [sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(reserve, promise) (مجازي)يخبّئ شيئًا لشخص
  ينتظر شخصًا في شيء
 Let's wait and see what next year has in store for us.
hold a candle to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (be worthy of being considered the same thing as)يتساوى
 As a songwriter, George Harrison couldn't hold a candle to Paul McCartney.
hold a conversation viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (talk, converse, chat)يناقش، يدردش
 The man was too drunk to hold a conversation.
hold a grudge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be resentful)يكنّ ضغينة
 It was unfair that she was chosen instead of me, but I'm not one to hold a grudge.
hold a grudge against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (resent: [sb])يحمل ضغينة نحو شخص
 Peter holds a grudge against his co-worker, who received the promotion that Peter was hoping for.
hold a meeting viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (meet to discuss [sth] formally)يعقد اجتماعاً
 The council will hold a meeting to discuss the road repairs.
hold a press conference,
hold a news conference
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(speak to media)يعقد مؤتمراً صحفياً
 The senator held a press conference to explain his new proposal.
hold [sth] by vtr + adv (reserve, keep aside)يحجز
 Hold this dress by for me until I get paid on Saturday.
hold dear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (value, cherish)يعز، يحب بقوة
 Freedom of speech is a concept which I hold dear.
hold down a job v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remain in employment)يبقى في عمله، يحافظ على عمله
 After years of unemployment, John managed to hold down a job at the post office. I can never seem to hold down a job.
holdfast nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] that holds [sth] in place)مِرْبَط
holdfast nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (botany: fungus part for attaching) (في النبات)مشبّث، ماسك جذريّ
hold forth viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (talk at length)يطيل في الكلام
 Prince Charles could hold forth for hours on the subject of architecture.
hold good viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (apply, remain true)يثبت، يصمد
 The old saying "waste not, want not" still holds good today.
hold hands vtr + npl (clasp each another's hand)تماسك الأيادي
 My sister and her boyfriend always hold hands when watching a movie.
hold in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (restrain, repress)يضبط النفس
 I can't hold in my feelings any longer!
hold [sth] in check v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (control, restrain)يكبح جماح، يصد
 He had to hold his anger in check when his son wrecked the car.
hold [sb/sth] in high regard v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have great respect for)يكنّ احترامًا كبيرًا لشخص
  يكنّ اعتبارًا كبيرًا لشخص/لشيء
Hold it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (wait!) (صيغة أمر)انتظر!
 Hold it! I want to say one more thing before you go.
Hold it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (stop!)قف! انتظر!
 Hold it, everybody! Don't go near that bull.
hold it against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (bear a grudge)يحقد على شخص، يكنّ ضغينة لشخص
 She insulted him years ago, and he still holds it against her.
hold on tightly viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (grip securely)يمسك، يتمسك
 She held on tightly to the railings as she crossed the footbridge.
hold [sth] out vtr + adv (offer, proffer)يمدّ
ملاحظة: A hyphen is used when the term is a noun.
 He held out his hand for the dog to sniff it.
hold-out nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (person: refuses offer)رافض، معرقل
hold out hope (of (doing) [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay optimistic)يصبر، يمسك بأنفاسه
  يقاوم، يتحمل
 Police do not hold out much hope of catching the culprits.
hold [sb]'s interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay interesting)يأسر اهتمام شخص
 Speakers need to select stimulating topics to hold the listeners' interest.
hold steady vi + adj figurative (person: remain firm)يصمد، يثبت
 After holding steady for years, she finally gave up and sold the failing business.
hold [sth] steady vtr + adj (thing: secure)يحفظ في مكان آمن
 This chain will hold the post steady against the wind.
hold [sth] against [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hold a grudge)يتحامل على
 I won't hold it against you if you don't want to join me.
hold sway vtr + n (have influence)يسيطر، يتحكم
 The political advisor holds sway over the mind of the President.
hold the attention viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be interesting)يجتذب الأهتمام
 The movie had an entertaining beginning, but it failed to hold the attention of the audience for the entire ninety minutes.
hold the phone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not hang up)يبقى على خط الهاتف
 The receptionist asked me to hold the phone while she spoke to Dr Simpson.
hold [sth] tight vtr + adv (grasp firmly)يشد على اليد، يمسك بحزم
 The woman held her bag tight as she hurried along the dark street.
hold [sb] tight vtr + adv (hug)يحضن
 Tim held his girlfriend tight, before saying goodbye.
hold tight vi + adv figurative (persist, wait)يصر، يتمسك برأيه
  ينتظر
 I'll be back in one moment - hold tight. Hold tight, I will be there soon.
hold tight vi + adv (brace yourself)يثبت نفسه
 "Hold tight," shouted the ride operator as the rollercoaster began to move.
hold tight vi + adv figurative (prepare yourself)يحضر نفسه
 Hold tight, the next few months could prove to be a bumpy ride!
hold [sth] together vtr + adv (stick)يثبت
 Car manufacturers are increasingly using glue to hold parts together.
hold [sth] together vtr + adv figurative (maintain unity of)يتحد
 The military sees itself as the sole force capable of holding the country together.
hold-ups nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." UK (stockings held up by elasticized top)جورب نسائي برباطَي تثبيت
hold with (doing) [sth] vi + prep (agree)يوافق على شيء، يرضى عن شيء
ملاحظة: used in negatives and where there is doubt
 I'm sorry, but I just don't hold with that attitude.
hold your position v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay in place)يلزم مكانه
 Just hold your position till I arrive.
hold your tongue,
bite your tongue
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
idiom (keep silent)يكتم السر
 You must hold your tongue and not tell your mother-in-law what you really think of her cooking.
holdout,
hold-out
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (act of holding out)مماطلة
holdup,
also UK: hold-up
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (cause of a delay)تأخير
 You're two hours late, what was the holdup?
keep hold of [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (maintain one's grasp on)يدرك، يفهم
 The child kept hold of his mother's hand as they crossed the road.
not hold back v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (express feelings freely)لا يكبت مشاعره، يتحدث بصراحة
not hold back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not restrain oneself)لا يكبت نفسه
 In self-defense, one should not hold back.
not hold up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fail to withstand close examination)يفشل أمام امتحان دقيق
 When the experts performed their tests on the crude counterfeit money, it did not hold up.
not hold up v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (fail to withstand use)لا يصمد
  (في بعض المناطق)لا يضاين
on hold advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (suspended)معلَّق، متوقف مؤقتًا
 Our marriage plans are on hold for the time being.
on hold advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (telephone: kept waiting)في الانتظار
 I've been on hold for half an hour now!
on hold advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (reserved)محجوزًا
 Leslie went to the library to collect the book they were keeping on hold for him.
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