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hold swayDominate.Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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hold onWait a short while.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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hold this lUsed to make fun of someone when they say/do something stupid; they take a "L" or a "Loss"Rate it:

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Hold Your HorsesTo be patient, to relax and slow down your pace, to waitRate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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hold onTo hold, grasp, or grip.Rate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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hold the lineTo stop a conversation to think about, or reply to someone.Rate it:

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hold the purse stringsTo be in control of spending; to have financial power and responsibility.Rate it:

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hold upTo rob at gunpoint.Rate it:

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hold onTo keep; to store something for someone.Rate it:

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hold upTo wait or delay.Rate it:

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hold upTo support or lift.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.Rate it:

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hold overSomething left from an earlier time.Rate it:

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on holdWaiting on a telephone call.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.Rate it:

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hold yew hardWait for a moment. Be patient.Rate it:

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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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apron-string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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Can't Hold a Candle ToTo be highly inferior, to be substandard in a certain skillRate it:

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don't hold your breathdon't hold your breathRate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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Hold a Candle toLow grade or low standard, inferior and not comparable to someone in talent and abilityRate it:

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hold a grudgeFar longer than is reasonable.Rate it:

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hold a lightSynonym of hold a candleRate it:

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hold againstTo think less of for.Rate it:

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hold all the acesTo be in a strong position when one is competing with someone else, having all the advantages.Rate it:

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hold all the acesTo have all advantagesRate it:

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hold aloftTo elevate; to maintain at an elevated altitude.Rate it:

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hold cheapTo have a low esteem for; to look down upon; to hold in contempt.Rate it:

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hold courtTo preside in a formal manner over an official assembly of courtiers and others in which entertainment is presented or affairs of state are considered.Rate it:

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hold courtTo convene or preside over a trial or other legal proceeding in a court of law.Rate it:

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hold courtTo serve as the principal discussant or center of attention in an informal gathering of friends, associates, etc.Rate it:

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hold downTo continue, to hold and to manage well.Rate it:

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hold forthTo extend or offer, propose.Rate it:

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hold forthTalk at great length; expatiate; harangue.Rate it:

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hold inTo keep to oneself; to prevent from escaping.Rate it:

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hold inTo restrain oneself.Rate it:

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hold itUsed other than as an idiom: see hold, it.Rate it:

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