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Phrasal Verbs

hold on (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb hold on (2)

Meaning

to wait for a short time

Synonym

hang on

For example

  • hold on Hold on for a moment and I'll get Jamal on the line.

  • hold on I started to walk away, but my boss said, "Hold on! I haven't finished talking to you yet."

Quick Quiz

If someone tells you to hold on, they want you to

a. hold something for them

b. take something from them

c. wait for a moment

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