English version

hold to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhold to something phrasal verb1 if you hold to a belief, principle, promise etc, you believe it or behave according to it He admitted he did not hold to the traditional view of God.2 PROMISE hold somebody to something to make someone do what they have promised ‘I’ll ask him tomorrow.’ ‘OK, but I’m going to hold you to that.’3 hold somebody to something British EnglishDS to prevent your opponent in a sports game from getting more than a particular number of points Norway held Holland to a 2–2 draw. hold→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hold
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhold
he, she, itholds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyheld
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave held
he, she, ithas held
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad held
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hold
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have held
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam holding
he, she, itis holding
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you, we, theyare holding
Past
I, he, she, itwas holding
you, we, theywere holding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been holding
he, she, ithas been holding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been holding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be holding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been holding
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