Lesson 55, Exercise 4 - "Hold on" to your wife or husband means to stay with them.
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Carlos says "Gonna hold on":
"The next time I get married I'm going to hold on".
In this picture we see a man and woman "holding on" to each other.
When you "hold on", you stay together.
This picture shows a different meaning of "hold on".
When we ask someone to wait, on the phone, for example, we use the
same phrasal verb.
Hold has over 25
definitions. There are also many phrasal verbs with "hold" such
as "hold back", "hold off", and the one which Carlos uses:
A basic review of the verb hold: to have or keep in the hand.
These kids are holding fish:
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