Phrasal Verbs beginning with HOLD

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Phrasal Verbs beginning with HOLD :

hold on : wait (especially on the telephone)

Would you like to speak to Mr. Mukherjee? Please hold on for a moment.

hold out : offer (promise or hope)

The doctor did not hold out much hope that the patient would recover.

hold out : (of something old or worn out) last or continue to function

I hope the engine will hold out till we get home.

hold over : move to a later date or postpone

Let us hold the matter over until the next meeting.

hold up : delay

I’m sorry I’m late. I was held up at the office.

hold up : stop in order to rob

Two armed men held up the bus and took all the money.

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