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to hold


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     1. v. hold; grip
           Håll i pennan så här
           Hold the pen like this
     2. v. hold; to cause to wait
           Håll hissen!
           Hold the elevator!
     3. v. hold; arrange a social event, e.g. a party, a (larger) meeting or a conference
           Nästa års konferens kommer hållas i Rotterdam.
           Next year's conference will be held in Rotterdam.
     4. v. keep
     5. v. restrain, restrict
     6. v. to fulfill (a promise)
     7. v. to remain in a good condition, not to get spoiled
     8. v. preserve
     9. v. (reflexive) stay
           Han höll sig inomhus när det var så kallt igår.
           He kept indoors yesterday as it was so cold.
     10. v. to maintain, to keep from changing; to stop moving
           Håll temperaturen på en jämn nivå.
           Keep the temperature at an even level.
     11. v. to raise animals (chiefly for food)
     12. v. to neither tear nor break; to remain intact or in a functional condition
           Vasen höll trots att den föll i golvet
           The vase didn't break although it fell to the floor

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