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NOUN   a hold | holds
VERB  to hold | held | held ... 
tenir qn./qc.
to hold sb./sth.
mus. filer qc. [note]to hold sth.
tenir qc. à / dans la mainto hold sth.
être titulaire de qc. [d'un permis, document, passeport]to hold sth. [licence, paper, passport]
détenir qc. [record, titre, pouvoir]to hold sth. [record, title, power]
naut. cale {f}hold
emprise {f}hold [influence]
2 Words: Verbs
trônerto hold court
pérorerto hold forth
mil. tenir (bon) [refuser de capituler]to hold out
demander des comptes à qn. [loc.]to hold sb. accountable
retenir qn. [immobiliser]to hold sb. back
détenir hold sb. captive
tenir debout [fig.]to hold water [fig.]
2 Words: Nouns
hold-up {m}hold-up
retard {m}hold-up [delay]
trafic embouteillage {m}hold-up [esp. Br.] [traffic jam]
3 Words: Others
Ne quittez pas !Hold the line!
3 Words: Verbs
mettre le grappin sur qn./qc. [fig.]to get hold of sb./sth. [Br.] [coll.]
trouver qn./ get hold of sb./sth. [coll.] [find, locate]
décrocher qc. [fam.] [obtenir]to get hold of sth.
rafler qc. [fam.]to get hold of sth.
saisir get hold of sth.
agripper qn./ grab hold of sb./sth.
veillerto hold a vigil
mener une enquêteto hold an investigation
s'arrimer à hold fast onto sth.
discourir de / sur hold forth on sth.
se cramponnerto hold on tightly
se tenir à qn./ hold on to sb./sth.
garder le capto hold one's ground
tenir le capto hold one's ground
tenir la dragée haute à hold out on sb.
mil. retenir qn prisonnierto hold sb prisoner
soutenir le regard de hold sb.'s gaze
relig. avoir de la vénération pour qn./ hold sb./qc. in veneration
comm. exercer la présidenceto hold the chairmanship
garder la paroleto hold the floor [coll.] [fig.]
tenir le crachoir [fig.] [monopoliser la parole]to hold the floor [fig.] [monopolise the conversation]
pol. exercer la présidenceto hold the presidency
télécom. faire patienter put sb. on hold
4 Words: Verbs
en vouloir à hold a grudge against sb.
avoir de la rancune contre hold a grudge against sb.
s'empêcher de rireto hold back one's laughter
se retenir de rireto hold back one's laughter
refouler ses larmesto hold back one's tears
garder la tête droite [fig.]to hold one's head up [fig.]
porter qc. à son oreilleto hold sth. to one's ear
tenir les cordons de la bourse [aussi fig.]to hold the purse strings [also fig.]
garder le dessusto hold the upper hand
se ressaisirto take hold of oneself [regain composure]
5+ Words: Others
C'est tout juste si on ne retenait pas son souffle en passant devant leur étude.One would almost hold one's breath while passing by their study.
5+ Words: Verbs
toucher qn. par téléphoneto get hold of sb. on the phone
avancer une main timideto hold one's hand out shyly
faire miroiter qc. à qn. [fig.]to hold out the prospect of sth. to sb.
laisser entrevoir qc. à hold out the prospect of sb.
occup. occuper la fonction de secrétaireto hold the position of secretary
ne pas arriver à la cheville de qn. [fig.]to not hold a candle to sb. [idiom]
Fiction (Literature and Film)
film F Par la porte d'orHold Back the Dawn [Mitchell Leisen]
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