hold

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hold

In addition to the idioms beginning with hold, also see (hold) at bay; bear (hold) a grudge; get hold of; hang (hold) on to your hat; have a hold over; lay hold of; leave holding the bag; no holds barred; on hold; (hold the) purse strings; stand (hold) one's ground; take hold.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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