Spanish translation of 'hold on'
intransitive verb + adverb
1. (= grip, cling) agarrarse
2. (= persevere) aguantar ⧫ resistir
hold on! ¡ánimo!
can you hold on? ¿te animas a continuar?
3. (= wait) esperar ⧫ seguir esperando
hold on! ¡espera!; (Telecommunications) ¡no cuelgue!
hold on, I’m coming! ¡espera que ya voy!
transitive verb + adverbSee also hold
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Example Sentences Including 'hold on'
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Frank got a hold on himself, smiling at how on edge his nerves were.THE TRAIL OF TERROR (THE THREE INVESTIGATORS MYSTERIES NO 39) (1987)
You're young, you're strong: you're a fool to let the grog get such a hold on you.STAGE FRIGHT
They rarely touched on the subject of their other lives, placed on hold on the far side of the world.AMAGANSETT (2004)
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'hold on' in Other Languages
British English: hold on /həʊld ɒn/ VERB
If you hold on or hold onto something, you keep your hand firmly round something.
He held on to a coffee cup.
- American English: hold on
- Arabic: يَنْتَظِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aguentar
- Chinese: 抓住
- Croatian: držati
- Czech: držet se
- Danish: holde fast i
- Dutch: vasthouden
- European Spanish: agarrar
- Finnish: pidellä kiinni
- French: patienter
- German: festhalten
- Greek: προσκολλώμαι
- Italian: aspettare
- Japanese: しっかりつかまる
- Korean: 꽉 잡고 있다
- Norwegian: holde fast
- Polish: trzymać się
- European Portuguese: agarrar
- Romanian: a se ține
- Russian: держать(ся)
- Spanish: agarrarse
- Swedish: hålla fast
- Thai: ยึดแน่น
- Turkish: tutunmak
- Ukrainian: тримати(ся)
- Vietnamese: nắm chặt
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