English Phrasal Verbs with HOLD, phrasal verbs hold, definitions and example sentences;
The police held the demonstrators back while the politicians entered the building.
To wait particularly on the phone
They’ll hold on another minute, then They’ll have to go.
They don’t hold out much hope that the price will fall.
raise; lift to a higher than normal position
The winner of the race held her torphy up for all to see.
Hold out against
Not give in, resist
They held out against enemy attack.
I don’t hold with their plans.
He held off on announcing his decision.
They will have to hold over these books until next week.