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hold verb

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held, has held, is holding, holds
aguantar, resistir; tener; detener, controlar; ser válido, valer; agarrar, coger; sujetar, mantener fijo; contener, dar cabida a; sostener; considerar; celebrar (una reunión), realizar (un evento), mantener (una conversación)

Example sentences of
hold verb

  • Hold the rail so you won't fall.
  • He was holding a large package in his arms.
  • Would you hold this for me?
  • She showed him the correct way to hold the racket.
  • Some people just don't like to be held.
  • He held her close and kissed her.
  • He held the pen in his mouth while he dialed the number.
  • Hold the pen upright when you write.
  • She picked up the trophy and held it over her head.
  • You have to hold the button down for several seconds.

back noun

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espalda (de un ser humano), lomo (de un animal); respaldo (de una silla), espalda (de ropa); reverso, dorso, revés; fondo, parte de atrás; defensa (en deportes)

Example sentences of
back noun

  • She was carrying her little daughter on her back.
  • She has a pain in the small of her back.
  • I slapped him on his back to congratulate him.
  • She stabbed him in the back.
  • He was handcuffed with his hands behind his back.
  • a bird with a spotted back
  • riding on the back of a horse
  • a comfortable chair with a padded back

Synonyms of
back noun