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Here is the list of idioms with the keyword Hold.
In the following sentences the idioms are colored blue and their meanings are given in the bracket.
• The rebels held about for about a month. (Offered resistance)
• He holds out no promise of future prospect. (Gives)
• They were held up by bandits. (Stopped on the highway and robbed)
• The subject is held over till next meeting. (Deferred)