hold everything

idiom

: to stop what one is doing
Hold everything. We're not doing this right.

Examples of hold everything in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Built in 2015 in Korea, the 985-foot-long ship was made to carry shipping containers, which can hold everything from televisions to SUVs. USA TODAY, 27 Mar. 2024 The set comes with eight bins that can hold everything from produce and beverage cans to snacks and condiments. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 The high-quality, leak-proof bottles are TSA carry-on sized and can hold everything from shampoo to lotion to hand sanitizer. Rachel Simon, Travel + Leisure, 18 Jan. 2024 The direction, primarily by Gus Van Sant, but with Max Winkler and Jennifer Lynch helming an episode apiece, tries to hold everything together with more sincere appreciation for this world than the world perhaps deserves. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Jan. 2024 In science, a lot of times we’re taught to hold everything constant, change one variable at a time, search over that entire space, see what happened, and then go back and try something else, right? IEEE Spectrum, 9 Feb. 2024 There are even screws in the set to hold everything together. Korin Miller, wsj.com, 15 Nov. 2023 Nobody on the sacred timeline knows that he’s given up his freedom, he’s given up all these wants and needs, to be on that throne and hold everything together. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 The clear bins can hold everything from snacks and treats in your pantry to hair tools under your bathroom sink. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 31 Dec. 2023

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“Hold everything.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20everything. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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