keep hold of

keep hold of
(not to let go of: Keep hold of those tickets!) mantenere la presa, mantenere il controllo

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  • keep hold of — index occupy (take possession), retain (keep in possession) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep hold of — To maintain one s possession of or grip on • • • Main Entry: ↑hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep hold of something — 1) to not take your hands away from something that you are holding She kept hold of his arm. 2) to not lose something, or to not let someone else get it They managed to keep hold of the ball in the second half …   English dictionary

  • keep hold of something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold something in check — keep/hold/someone/​something in check phrase to control someone or something that might cause damage or harm attempts to hold global warming in check Thesaurus: to limit or control something or someonesynonym Main entry: check * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep something at bay — keep/hold/something at bay phrase to prevent something serious, dangerous, or unpleasant from affecting you Doctors recommend Vitamin C for keeping colds at bay. Thesaurus: to defend or protect yourselfsynonym Main entry: bay * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold something at bay — keep/hold/something at bay phrase to prevent something serious, dangerous, or unpleasant from affecting you Doctors recommend Vitamin C for keeping colds at bay. Thesaurus: to defend or protect yourselfsynonym Main entry: bay * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep someone under — KEEP IN SUBJECTION, hold down, keep down, subdue, suppress, repress, oppress; informal squash, trample on. → keep * * * hold a person or group in subjection the local people are kept under by the army …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep someone in check — keep/hold/someone/​something in check phrase to control someone or something that might cause damage or harm attempts to hold global warming in check Thesaurus: to limit or control something or someonesynonym Main entry: check …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold someone in check — keep/hold/someone/​something in check phrase to control someone or something that might cause damage or harm attempts to hold global warming in check Thesaurus: to limit or control something or someonesynonym Main entry: check …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold (yourself) aloof — keep/hold (yourself) aloof | remain/stand aloof idiom to not become involved in sth; to show no interest in people • The Emperor kept himself aloof from the people. Main entry: ↑aloofidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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