Phrasal Verbs with HOLD

Phrasal Verbs with HOLD in english, phrasal verbs about hold definitions and example sentences;

Phrasal Verbs with HOLD in English

Hold on

To wait particularly on the phone

They’ll hold on another minute, then They’ll have to go.

Hold with


I don’t hold with their plans.

Hold back


The police held the demonstrators back while the politicians entered the building.

Hold over

Delay; save

They will have to hold over these books until next week.

Hold off

Delay commencing

He held off on announcing his decision.

Hold up

Raise; lift to a higher than normal position

The winner of the race held her torphy up for all to see.

Hold out

Offer (hopefully)

They don’t hold out much hope that the price will fall.

Hold out against

Not give in, resist

They held out against enemy attack.