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held on to

phrase
past tense of hold on to

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2 to have or keep in one's hands
  • I can hold on to your grocery bags while you open the door.

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3 to continue to have in one's possession or power
  • He's trying to hold on to his position as chairman.

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held one's tongue

held on to

held out

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“Held on to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/held%20on%20to. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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