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held on

verb
past tense of hold on

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1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • the ancient beliefs still held on in remote mountain villages

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2 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something
  • hold on a minute—it's not your turn

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held off (on)

held on

held one's breath

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“Held on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/held%20on. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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